MISSOULA — Lab results received Monday show that recent whitetail deer deaths in the Missoula Valley are the result of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials.
Months after the end of Montana’s 2012 hunting season, nine licensed hunters on a public late-hunt roster were offered the opportunity to harvest elk from private lands in southwestern Montana. Over the course of about three weeks in March, the hunters took eight antlerless elk from the Para…
Montana livestock officials on Wednesday proposed an expansion of an animal disease zone around Yellowstone National Park after finding elk that had been exposed to brucellosis.
Montana livestock officials said Tuesday that a Park County cattle herd has been quarantined after six of the animals tested positive for the disease brucellosis.
A deadly infectious disease that has targeted white-tailed deer continues to spread across Montana.
White-tailed deer are dying in Eastern Montana this summer from a virus carried by biting midges.
Chronic wasting disease was not found in the more than 1,300 deer, elk and moose tested during the 2010-2011 hunting season, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
WASHINGTON - The Interior Department launched a national plan Tuesday to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern United States and is spreading west.
Twelve of 100 cow elk captured in early February in the Ruby Valley have tested positive for exposure to brucellosis in an initial screening.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Livestock Board is investigating another possible case of brucellosis in a cow from Park County.
Is the rise in brucellosis among elk related to their increasing concentration on private lands as they avoid hunters and predators?
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming State Veterinary Lab now has more capability to research animal diseases thanks to a $25 million addition and remodeling.
The Montana Department of Livestock is holding public meetings next month on a proposed rule for a livestock disease surveillance area around Yellowstone National Park.
White-tailed deer are notoriously flightly. So the fact that the 5x5 whitetail buck was walking in a circle rather than fleeing as Kelvin Johnson stood nearby was unusual.