Stories tagged: livestock
Mon., June 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Established around 1915, the Spokane Union Stockyards was a key piece of the agriculture business in Spokane for more than 80 years.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
Dakota Hanson grabbed Timmy the goat by his short leash and placed his head on her thigh.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
A rancher in Jackson County who has had gray wolves eat his livestock is now using a lime-green inflatable dancing man to keep the predators at bay.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
The U.S. government says it doesn’t have to release information to an environmental group concerning investigations into livestock deaths in Idaho that can result in wolves being killed for preying …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Idaho’s Rangeland Resources Commission says wolf attacks on livestock in Idaho hit a record over the past year, and they’re anticipating more this summer.
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
A pipeline in south-central Idaho near Buhl ruptured and spilled diesel fuel that contaminated soil and a pond used for watering livestock.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Federal officials say there have been no reports of livestock kills associated with a seven-member wolf pack that roamed in the Boise foothills last spring.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Red, a 1,225-pound shorthorn/red angus crossbreed, sold at auction Sunday evening for $3 a pound, scoring Daniel Ross a hefty payout of $3,675. The high school sophomore from Cheney boasted …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
One bowhunter is walking briskly into his backcountry elk camp this week with a team of four-legged helpers that take a load off his back without adding work and worry. …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Authorities plan to kill another two wolves in Northern Oregon after more livestock were attacked.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks euthanized two grizzly bears for preying on livestock in Montana.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Washington has released a revised “Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions” that requires livestock producers to try at least two proactive deterrence measures appropriate to their operation before the state would consider …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
An Oregon livestock nutrition company has won its lawsuit against a former employee it accused of stealing trade secrets.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
A new study disputes a widely-held view that livestock grazing is largely incompatible with a ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range in the …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Ahmed Haji turns from his visibly dehydrated animals and whispers: “I am lost.” Trying to flee the worsening drought, he trekked thousands of kilometers with a herd that once numbered …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5 a.m.
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
At least tens of thousands of chickens, hogs and other livestock are feared dead in floodwaters that washed over factory farms and towns in eastern North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
A huge Montana nature reserve added a 47,000-acre historic ranch to its patchwork of lands along the Missouri River on Friday, a significant step in a privately funded effort to …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 6 p.m.
Protected wolves have made their first confirmed strike against livestock in southeastern Washington.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
As farmers gear up for spring planting, those who sell crops on the commodities markets stand to lose buckets of money from low prices that are beyond their control.
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
WASHINGTON – The lights went out last week for a program that has supported local and national parks for 50 years, but maybe not for good. Legal authority for money …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 2, 2015, 11:08 p.m.
A drought-stoked outbreak of viral disease first detected in August is killing hundreds deer from the Colville area south to the Lewiston region, wildlife biologists from Washington and Idaho say.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Nine members have been added to the committee that advises the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on wolf recovery and management. Their appointments, for two-year terms that run through …
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
The first sheep kill attributed to a wolf in Whitman County is being investigated by Washington wildlife officials. One ewe in a flock of about 1,200 was killed Friday on …
Tue., Sept. 16, 2014
A northeastern Washington wolf pack so new it hasn’t been formally recognized has been blamed for attacking cattle in Ferry County. The Profanity Pack has been linked to cattle kills …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
A Stevens County family moved 1,800 sheep off private grazing land over the weekend to protect their flock from wolves that have killed at least two dozen of the animals …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2014
A death sentence has been issued for a portion of a wolf pack that’s killed at least 22 sheep this month in southern Stevens County. Efforts to haze and deter …
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014, 6:36 p.m.
A death sentence has been issued for a portion of a wolf pack that’s killed at least 22 sheep this month in southern Stevens County.
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
A northeastern Washington wolf pack that’s acquired a taste for sheep could get a taste of lethal force. A rancher and state wildlife officials herding 1,800 sheep away from the …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
Wolves killed 14 sheep in northeastern Washington this week, state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. Agency field staff confirmed that one or more wolves from the Huckleberry …