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===Introduction===
 
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*[http://www.aef.com/pdf/landa_history_rev2.pdf A Brief Overview of the History of Branding]
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The practice of branding livestock has existed since ancient times. In the Western European traditions, inherited by the United States, livestock brands were registered with local or state governments. The "brand" became a property right that could be bought, sold, leased and inherited. For example, early town records in New England contain lists of the brands used by the local residents.  
*[http://www.aghistoryproject.org/history-of-branding/ History of Branding]
 
*[http://kidscowboy.com/history-of-cattle-brands/ The History of Cattle Brands and How to Read Them]
 
  
 
===Websites on Brands===
 
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*[http://modernfarmer.com/2013/06/cowglyphics-decoding-cattle-brands/ Brand Awareness: Decoding Cattle Brands]
 
*[http://modernfarmer.com/2013/06/cowglyphics-decoding-cattle-brands/ Brand Awareness: Decoding Cattle Brands]
 
*[http://www.nmlbonline.com/documents/Reading%20Brands.pdf Reading Brands and Their Locations]
 
*[http://www.nmlbonline.com/documents/Reading%20Brands.pdf Reading Brands and Their Locations]
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*[http://www.aef.com/pdf/landa_history_rev2.pdf A Brief Overview of the History of Branding]
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*[http://www.aghistoryproject.org/history-of-branding/ History of Branding]
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*[http://kidscowboy.com/history-of-cattle-brands/ The History of Cattle Brands and How to Read Them]
 
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Introduction

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The practice of branding livestock has existed since ancient times. In the Western European traditions, inherited by the United States, livestock brands were registered with local or state governments. The "brand" became a property right that could be bought, sold, leased and inherited. For example, early town records in New England contain lists of the brands used by the local residents.

Websites on Brands

See also

References