200 acres in most of colorado will support 1 cow,
will grow wheat if you use evil fertilizer. But not every year. Wells are 500+ feet. Leach fields are a evil means of racism once the white building inspector comes by.
For easterners Colorado is equal mix of west Kansas, interior Alaska, alps, high desert. Bottom land is in the millions and the rivers don't qualify as creeks most other places. Government is adopted from California