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Field Trip: American Milking Devon Oxen at Three Eagles Ranch

Presented by Palmer Lake Historical Society at Three Eagles Ranch, Palmer Lake CO

Jul 18 2019
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 other

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Additional time info:

Attendees should plan to meet at the Palmer Lake Town Hall at 6 p.m. to caravan to the Three Eagles Ranch.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Three Eagles Ranch

4687 Triple Eagle Trail, Palmer Lake, CO 80133

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