Douglas Lake Cattle Co

DOUGLAS LAKE CATTLE CO is in the NICOLA Valley east of MERRITT. The largest ranch in Canada, stretching nearly 100 km from corner to corner, the ranch controls 2,025 sq km of GRASSLAND and runs about 19,000 head of Hereford and crossbreed cattle. The ranch operates under an Integrated Management Plan, using all its resources through such diverse activities as selective timber harvesting (see LOGGING), TOURIST and recreation programs, a movie set and sales of ranch supplies and equipment. The...

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