Department Of Livestock
HELENA — A horse was pulled from water by rescuers on Tuesday after walking out onto the ice that had formed over a spring where it normally drinks.
In a wonderland of controversies, bison may be Yellowstone National Park’s most complex management issue.
State and federal agencies that manage bison in and around Yellowstone National Park are poised to remedy a sorry situation that has heaped national disgrace on Montana. I’m speaking of the sometimes brutal hazing of bison back into the park by helicopters, four-wheelers and horses under a p…
HELENA — The owner of a local meat processor whose facility was recently tagged as “putrid” by state inspectors was arrested Tuesday on charges he assaulted two Department of Livestock workers.
As a result of a dog's encounter with a skunk in the Heights, the state Department of Livestock has placed Yellowstone County under a rabies quarantine for 60 days.
Two years ago, the Crow Tribe auctioned off more than 800 of James Leachman's horses on a ranch east of Billings. A similar scene will play out Wednesday on the Fort Peck Reservation.
Yellowstone Downs in Billings has been awarded eight days for live horse racing this summer, but don't circle the late August and early September dates on the calendar just yet.
Yellowstone National Park biologists have recommended the killing of 450 bison, primarily females, this winter to “reduce abundance and growth potential” in the northern herd.
Billings cattle and horse breeder James Leachman turned a blind eye to "abandoned and suffering horses,” Yellowstone Deputy County Attorney Ingrid Rosenquist said Tuesday during Leachman's trial on misdemeanor animal abuse charges.
FLORENCE – A Bitterroot Valley bowhunter using a remote motion-detecting camera has inadvertently captured some astonishing images of wildlife in the Sapphire Mountains that would make even professional wildlife photographers lick their chops.
Three West Nile virus cases have been identified in southern Montana, and mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found in Yellowstone County.
WEST YELLOWSTONE — The lone bison moved slower than the rest of her herd last week as they wandered west across Highway 287, one of about 40 animals defying the earlier attempt by a dozen men on horseback to push them east into Yellowstone National Park. A closer look revealed the reason she…
HAMILTON - Ravalli County ranchers will have their chance to voice concerns over wolves next week during a listening session with the state Department of Livestock’s Livestock Loss Board.
Simulcast horse racing is coming back to Montana, but the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs apparently won’t be part of it this year.
Big Horn County extended an existing rabies quarantine through June 8 after an infected skunk was found near Busby.
It’s awfully quiet these days on the backside of MetraPark’s Yellowstone Downs.
It's crunch time, of the numerical kind and otherwise, for the horse racing industry in Montana.
Montana horse racing is "pretty much in a state of turmoil" once again.
Yellowstone County has been placed under a rabies quarantine after a skunk tested positive for the disease.
HELENA - The Montana Department of Livestock has released from quarantine a 15-year-old gelding in Gallatin County that tested positive for equine herpes two weeks ago.