The Great Buffalo Hunt

November 14, 2016 0

By Ralph Chain While there is a distinct difference between a bison and a buffalo, bison is commonly referred to as the American buffalo or buffalo in the United States. We have an outfitting service […]


October 16, 2016 0

By Ralph Chain Times have changed, not only in harvesting, but our farming practices have changed so much in my lifetime. I can barely remember when my granddad hooked a team of mules up to […]

The Barn

September 23, 2016 0

By Ralph Chain In 1935 and 1936, when we used to work a lot of mules, my granddad and dad decided to build some mule barns. So, in 1935, we built the first barn where […]

The Changing Harvest

August 19, 2016 0

By Ralph Chain I cannot believe how harvest has changed in my lifetime. I can remember when we started harvesting, we used an eight to ten-foot binder pulled by four head of mules. The binder […]

Feeding America

June 21, 2016 0

By Ralph Chain At Chain Ranch, we have really been busy in April and May. I do not think people realize where all their food comes from. I think it should be required that all […]

Online Exclusive: Ralph Chain

April 21, 2016 0

Chain Ranch is a six-generation ranch located ten miles west of Canton, Okla. Oscar Chain purchased the first 160 acres with $50 and a shotgun in 1883. Oscar’s grandson, Ralph Chain watched the ranch grow […]

April 2016 Profile – Ralph Chain

March 28, 2016 0

By Laci Jones It all started with $50, a shotgun and 160 acres of sandy land. Oscar Chain was determined to settle on Oklahoma land in 1883. The 18-year-old used the gun and money to […]

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