Jersey cows or zebras? Crops or livestock? Coastal plains or the high plains? How did ranching evolve in Texas to the operations that are still going strong today? The Texas State Historical Association has the answer. In their article on ranching you can learn about the evolution of ranching and livestock production on Texas lands. It's also worth mentioning that thier immense online library is free to the public. Find the Texas History you've been looking for today!