Montana Department Of Livestock
BOZEMAN — Gov. Steve Bullock has limited the ability of the Montana Department of Livestock to enter private property to haze bison.
State and federal agencies plan to start pushing bison into Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday in an annual event meant to keep the migrating animals away from cattle in southwestern Montana.
The Board of Livestock meets on Monday and Tuesday in Helena. On the agenda for Tuesday is the bison environmental assessment for year-round tolerance. Approval of the measure would allow bison to more freely roam outside of Yellowstone National Park on the west side, mainly on Gallatin Nati…
Two Montana pig farms have been hit by a deadly virus that has killed millions of piglets nationally in less than a year.
BOZEMAN — Montana officials have begun hazing bison back into Yellowstone National Park to make way for livestock.
The Montana Department of Livestock has extended the quarantine order issued for Big Horn County by one day after two skunks tested positive for rabies.
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes trucked 17 more Yellowstone National Park bison from the park’s Stephens Creek bison capture facility to a slaughter facility in Ronan on Wednesday.
Montana wildlife commissions have approved a proposal to let state-licensed hunters take more bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park.
In the Lamar and Madison valleys of Yellowstone National Park, one-ton bison bulls plow snow caves. Their massive, woolly heads dig to reach grass that will sustain them till green up comes to this high country months from now. Half-ton cows and calves spend their winter days in the same rou…
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The Montana Department of Livestock is reminding hunters that horses are required to have a brand inspection before crossing county lines.
Brucellosis has been discovered in a Madison County cattle herd, the Montana Department of Livestock announced Thursday.
HELENA — The Montana Department of Livestock has confirmed at least nine cases of West Nile virus in Montana horses over the past week, leading to the deaths of five of the animals.
HELENA — A Montana livestock official said Monday he’s pleased that a judge upheld the state’s system of dating retail milk, and that the “sell-by” date of 12 days after pasteurization puts more power and knowledge in the hands of consumers.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Department of Livestock have extended the public comment period on a draft environmental assessment reviewing the potential for bison to occupy public lands adjacent to Yellowstone National Park on a year-round basis.
Two state agencies have released an environmental assessment of plans to let bison roam year-round in Montana to the north and west of Yellowstone National Park.
BUTTE — A bill that would have required the state to develop a management plan for wild horses imported into Montana was voted down in committee Tuesday.
HELENA — The House is backing a measure that would allow small-scale dairy farmers to sell their unpasteurized milk directly to consumers.
KALISPELL — Montana officials say a horse in Flathead County has been diagnosed with the neurological form of the equine herpes virus after likely being exposed at an event in Ravalli County.
A dozen bills were introduced in Montana’s 63rd legislative session impacting native wild buffalo. Backed and promoted by a chorus of livestock lobbyists crying ruination, these bills would be bad for buffalo and other native species.