BOISE, Idaho — A sheep research facility that has operated for about a century on the Idaho-Montana border will remain open, Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho said.
Four of Holdbrook’s 36 Dorper sheep stand in spring pasture near Boyd. Holdbrook, a 20-year-old student at Rocky Mountain College, developed a plan to support his livestock venture in a new course for budding entrepreneurs.
BOYD — Zane Holdbrook is tackling his newest livestock venture with the energy of a cowboy and the sensibility of an accountant.
Jeff the Nature Guy shows off the lambs at ZooMontana, who are now all grown up.
MISSOULA — After three domestic sheep were attacked on three separate days, Missoula city officials are cracking down on people who fail to keep their dogs under control on the North Hills.
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.
A sheep wagon is pulled by horses on a crowded street in Reed Point for the 25th Annual Sheep Drive on Sunday. The annual event raises money for the Reed Point Community Club.
Jay Graves, left, and Steven Allen compete in the log saw as visitors fill the streets in Reed Point for the 25th Annual Sheep Drive on Sunday. The annual event raises money for the Reed Point Community Club.
A sign welcomes visitors to Reed Point during the 25th Annual Sheep Drive on Sunday. The annual event raises money for the Reed Point Community Club.
Visitors and sheep fill the streets in Reed Point for the 25th Annual Sheep Drive on Sunday. The event raises money for the Reed Point Community Club.
Amy Rowan, of Blue Moose BBQ in Three Forks, makes up a sandwich as visitors fill the streets in Reed Point on Sunday.
Reed Point resident Karen Lloyd shows crafts and watches as visitors fill the streets on Sunday in Reed Point.
Logan Auction Service auctions donated items to raise money during the 25th Annaul Sheep Drive on Sunday. The annual event raised money for the Reed Point Community Club.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming researcher is warning domestic livestock producers to be on the lookout for a new virus that has been decimating cattle, goats and sheep in Europe.
HELENA — Montana wildlife officials on Tuesday rejected allegations that a Montana rancher and hunting guide illegally baited wolves by leaving sheep carcasses piled up on his property near Yellowstone National Park.
BOZEMAN — A big-game outfitter and outspoken opponent of wolves had 13 sheep killed by the predators on property north of Gardiner.
Jeff the Nature Guy introduces three lambs at ZooMontana that are being bottle-fed.
POWELL, Wyo. — Wyoming sheep producers lost fewer sheep last year even though predation increased slightly.
Bam Bam, the bighorn sheep whose penchant for butting cars made him an international star, died of natural causes at Sybille Canyon near Wheatland on Thursday. He was believed to be 12.
The federal government will investigate rancher complaints of unfair lamb prices, which have collapsed for producers even as market prices have skyrocketed.