WATERFORD, Maine — On a sprawling, upland pasture, where docile cows long grazed, a newer tenant occupies the field. They are neither soft nor cuddly. In fact, the owners of Beech Hill Farm & Bison Ranch are so buffaloed by their herd that they keep a respectful distance.
“We consider each one dangerous,” rancher Ted Colburn said.
The mighty American mammals that can weigh a ton and charge at 30 mph are not pets, though Colburn and his wife Doretta have named a few.
Bison farming is what the couple call a “life-extension program.” Every morning they rise early and Read more