It takes a pro to move 60,000 cattle across the auction block in less than 14 hours. It’s a black blur of brands and fur that leaves even good hands breathless.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cattle rustling is slowly increasing in Wyoming amid rising beef prices and shrinking herds.
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.
Red-hued calves that started life frolicking on the Bowen ranch last April will spend the next two years grazing on pastures, without ever eating a mouthful of corn or setting foot in a crowded feedlot.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A relief fund for western South Dakota ranchers who lost tens of thousands of farm animals in an early October blizzard is set to disburse the last of $5.4 million in donations.
The Billings Chamber has long invested time and resources into the agriculture industry. The annual Ag Appreciation Banquet and annual Ag Tour, legislative support, and continued involvement and education through the Ag Committee are part of one of the Chamber’s largest and longest standing …
A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.
A controversial proposal that could allow some Paradise Valley ranchers to fence out and kill elk in the spring in an attempt to fight disease transmission from elk to cattle was approved by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission in a 3-2 vote Thursday, despite opposition from sportsmen.
An animal disease surveillance program has found elk that have been exposed to brucellosis in an area of southwest Montana where infections previously had not been documented.
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.
Calving season at the Turk Stovall ranch south of Billings.
A tractor-trailer carrying 71 cattle crashed into a pickup truck along West Yellowstone Highway on Thursday afternoon, seriously injuring two men and killing an unknown number of animals.
Ranchers try to coax frightened and injured cattle from an overturned semitrailer Thursday on West Yellowstone Highway near the Six Mile Road intersection in Casper, Wyo. A crash involving the truck and a pickup sent both drivers to the hospital. The semitrailer was hauling 71 head of cattle…
Responders remove dead cattle from an overturned semitrailer Thursday.
A Wyoming Department of Transportation worker stands over dead cattle that were pulled from an overturned semitrailer Thursday in Casper, Wyo.
BOZEMAN — Authorities say they have seized about 120 head of cattle in Gallatin County that appeared to be neglected.
Cattle ranchers in the Paradise Valley asked the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday to extend the season for lethal elk removals in the area to May 15 and to pay for fencing to keep elk out of feeding and calving areas.
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.
Ever find a strange cow on the wrong side of a fence and not know what to do? There’s an app for that.
Cattle donated by ranchers in several states, including Montana, are arriving in Nisland, S.D., to be distributed to ranchers who lost cattle in the early October blizzard.