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Friday, July 27, 2012

Oregon ranchers who lost grazing land to recent wildfires are struggling to feed their cattle this summer.

Chris Bengoa, manager of the Lucky 7 Ranch, said he'd normally be taking about 2,000 cattle to a Bureau of Land Management grazing allotment near the Oregon-Nevada border right now.

With 75 percent of the allotment scorched from the Long Draw Fire, that's not an option this year.

"I guess we'll have to go home early with them and keep them on the ranch longer," he said. "We'll wean calves early. We've already bought a lot of hay. And we're trying to find some pasture."

Read more at Capital Press.

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