The demand for beef outpaced supply the Northeast.But the supply of cattle that sold for $3 or $6 a head in Texas sold for $38 in Kansas OR $80 in New York.The region had been greatly reduced by the Civil War.
The jobs of cattle-driving crew where Dovers who were the cattle drive operator, wich was a drive leader.A tyipical cattle drive hade 8 to 12 cowboys to care for 2,000 to 3,000 cattle.each cowboy used several horses in relays of two or three.A heard of the animals was know as the remuda, the spanish word for "remount."
The daily life of a cowboy consists of wearing clothes and used tools.Many cowboys wore sombreros to protect them from the Texas heat.Cowboys wore leather chapes to protect them from theorns.
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