It´s The Law

By Baxter Black

 

There is a state law on the books in Colorado that makes it illegal for a sheepherder to abandon his sheep without notice. A good law, really. Since herders are often left alone on isolated ranges with their entrusted band. The owner or boss checks on him once a week or so and brings him supplies. So, it would certainly create serious consequences were the sheep to be deserted and untended for any length of time.

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