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From the Editor: A ranch visit gives a glimpse of what the future could be like

From the Editor: A ranch visit gives a glimpse of what the future could be like

After visiting the Bowen Cattle Co. ranch near Worden on a recent spring day, I began thinking about how the beef industry is slowly but surely diversifying, and that society may benefit because of it.

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Feature photo and video: Petting zoo entertains Head Start students

Feature photo and video: Petting zoo entertains Head Start students

Members of the Shepherd chapter of Future Farmers of America brought farm animals to Head Start in Billings and set up a petting zoo for the students.

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It's been a long, cold winter for ranchers

It's been a long, cold winter for ranchers

PRYOR — The heifer was out of her pen, and out of her mind, crashing through the alley of Turk Stovall’s calving barn like a bear wearing a crown of hornets.

March 16, 2014 4:00 am Photos

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Calf escapes meatpacking plant before being shot

BUTTE — A yearling calf that escaped from a Butte meatpacking plant had a brief taste of freedom before being shot as it made a break for the interstate.

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Montana-led drive to help South Dakota ranchers makes first donation

Montana-led drive to help South Dakota ranchers makes first donation

A Montana-led effort to deliver heifers to storm-devastated ranches in South Dakota will make its first delivery Friday.

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Calving season in full swing in Sheridan County

Calving season in full swing in Sheridan County

SHERIDAN — Along with the return of migrating songbirds, one of the signs of springtime in Wyoming is the sight of calves romping through the greening prairie.

April 14, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Ranchers welcome snow, even if it's calving season

Ranchers welcome snow, even if it's calving season

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The snowstorm this past week created work for more than plowing crews.

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Wyoming board aims to prevent spread of cattle STD

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Livestock Board has issued an order aimed at preventing the spread of a venereal disease in cattle called Trichomoniasis, which can cause cows to lose their calves.

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Calf shot in Superior area, reward offered

SUPERIOR - Montana Livestock Crimestoppers is offering a reward leading to the identification of the person who shot a Black Angus heifer calf on the frontage road between Superior and St. Regis on Labor Day.

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A fair shake: 4-H kids look for business support

A fair shake: 4-H kids look for business support

Here’s a sweetheart Montana fair story. It begins Feb. 14, 2010, a day teenagers Jena and Jordyn Wagner remember to be well below freezing.

August 16, 2011 12:45 am Photos

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Triplet Calves

Triplet Calves

Lance Chaney grabs hold of one of the triplet calves that one of his Angus cows delivered on April 18, 2011 at his ranch near Manhattan, Mont. The calves - two females and a male - are all healthy.

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Cow-a-bunga! Montana cow delivers triplets

Cow-a-bunga! Montana cow delivers triplets

MANHATTAN - A black Angus cow in Montana is the proud mother of triplet calves delivered Monday.

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Snow, cold make for challenging calving season

Snow, cold make for challenging calving season

WILSALL — The cowboy steps from his clay bank mount, a syringe clutched between his teeth and a log book in his vest pocket. He makes his way to a day-old calf that’s too busy licking its mother’s ear tag to realizes it’s about to get one of its own and then some.

March 25, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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