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Field Trip: American Milking Devon Oxen at Three Eagles Ranch
The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public to join in on a “field trip” to the Three Eagles Ranch for a presentation by Rollie and Paula Johnson on their beautiful American Milking Devon Oxen.
The Johnsons have spent more than ten years raising, preserving, and promoting this critically endangered breed on their ranch. The Milking Devon is the first breed of cattle imported in 1623 from England to the American colonies.
The seed stock, three heifers and a bull shipped from north Devonshire by King James, supplied milk and beef as well as draft animals for the Pilgrims. In the 1800s, during westward expansion, Milking Devon pulled covered wagons over the Oregon, Santa Fe and otherView more
Contact: (719) 559-0837
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Attendees should plan to meet at the Palmer Lake Town Hall at 6 p.m. to caravan to the Three Eagles Ranch.
4687 Triple Eagle Trail, Palmer Lake, CO 80133
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