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  • n. Plural form of sheepman.


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  • The defense of the sheepmen was a surprise to the cowboys, where they had thought to surprise the sheep herders and stampede the herd before any opposition was offered.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Montana Or, the Mystery of the Old Custer Trail

  • In Wyoming, as the wool market declined and sheepmen turned to cattle, as the fine for killing eagles greatly increased, as ranchers began to learn that the Department of the Interior had sharp teeth and that bald eagles were interested in carrion and fish, not lambs, the killings virtually stopped.

    Bird Cloud

  • In the battles between Wyoming sheepmen and Colorado cattlemen early in the last century, the sheep owners were in the stronger position because of the financial support of the able and savvy Cosgriffs.

    Bird Cloud

  • Stick half a dozen of them in your train-load, with my compliments, and let your Idaho sheepmen get a line on them.


  • One time in Montana, the Fish and Game Department had a meeting with local sheepmen to discuss this issue.

    Coyote Makes Off With Chihuahua

  • Many of them were again sent off to war, culled for chicken feed and pet food, moved off by cattle and sheepmen, or simply shot for sport.

    Deanne Stillman: Let's Mend the Broken Trail: July 4th Call for a Moratorium on Wild Horse Round-Ups Following Recent Deaths

  • You know, one of them sheepmen vs. cattlemen kind of deals?

    Incidents of travel, 4 | clusterflock

  • Cerryl's thin shoulders drooped, but his gray eyes met hers, looking up to a woman more than half-again as tall as he was, and far burlier than even most of the sheepmen and peasants around Hrisbarg.

    The White Order

  • When they were only two miles from the town, they came upon two sheepmen, butchering sheep to sell in Fort Stockton.

    Streets of Laredo

  • If Venneford sat by supinely while sheepmen invaded the range, and if they made no protest when immigrants squatted on the outer edges of the ranch and homesteaders took up government land, pretty soon the whole intricate structure would begin to fall apart, the trend would accelerate and a noble way of life would be lost.



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