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Bighorn sheep moved to Sheep Creek

GREAT FALLS — Twenty-one bighorn sheep have been transplanted to the Sheep Creek drainage south of Cascade.

December 14, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Montana bighorn sheep to stay in state

Montana bighorn sheep to stay in state

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday authorized Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to transplant bighorn sheep from the Missouri River Breaks to the Highlands area near Butte and the Beartooth Game Range north of Helena. The vote came despite continued assertions from the agenc…

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Montana History Minute: Billings area rancher once held the world record for number of sheep

Montana History Minute: Billings area rancher once held the world record for number of sheep

Yellowstone County Museum director Benjamin Nordlund gives a tour of one of Charles Bair's sheep wagon.

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2 mountain lions killed at home southeast of Missoula

2 mountain lions killed at home southeast of Missoula

MISSOULA — Two mountain lions were killed and wildlife officials are looking for a third suspected in the deaths of three goats and two sheep at a residence in a wooded area southeast of Missoula.

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Sheep dog trial features region's top talent

Sheep dog trial features region's top talent

CASPER, Wyo. — Barb Ross, of Evansville, sent her border collie, Trim, on a long run down the far side of the arena. From where she stood, the three sheep seemed calm and collected.

November 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Montana considers out-of-state bighorn sheep moves

Montana considers out-of-state bighorn sheep moves

Montana wildlife officials want to be able to move bighorn sheep out of the state after running into trouble finding suitable places for the animals in the Treasure State.

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Ranchers urge relocation of Washington wolf packs

Ranchers urge relocation of Washington wolf packs

COLVILLE, Wash. — Ranchers in northeastern Washington offered a simple solution to keep wolves from killing their livestock: Pack up the predators and ship them to western Washington.

October 08, 2014 1:25 pmLoading…

Researchers track bighorn sheep in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A handful of bighorn sheep in and around Yellowstone National Park are wearing radio collars.

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26th Annual "Running of the Sheep"

26th Annual "Running of the Sheep"

Images from the 26th Annual "Running of the Sheep" Sheep Drive in Reed Point, Mont. on Sunday.

August 31, 2014 7:19 pm Photos

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Simpson: E. Idaho sheep station will remain open

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.

July 17, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…
Zane Holdbrook's sheep

Zane Holdbrook's sheep

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.

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RMC student uses class to boost his livestock business

RMC student uses class to boost his livestock business

BOYD — Zane Holdbrook is tackling his newest livestock venture with the energy of a cowboy and the sensibility of an accountant.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Head-butting Sheep

Head-butting Sheep

Jeff the Nature Guy shows off the lambs at ZooMontana, who are now all grown up.

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Dogs attack 3 sheep on Missoula's North Hills; extra patrols assigned

Dogs attack 3 sheep on Missoula's North Hills; extra patrols assigned

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.

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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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A sheep wagon is pulled by horses

A sheep wagon is pulled by horses

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.

September 01, 2013 6:53 pmLoading…
Jay Graves, left, and Steven Allen

Jay Graves, left, and Steven Allen

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.

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A sign welcomes visitors

A sign welcomes visitors

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.

September 01, 2013 6:53 pmLoading…
Visitors and sheep fill the streets

Visitors and sheep fill the streets

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.

September 01, 2013 6:53 pmLoading…
Amy Rowan, of Blue Moose BBQ

Amy Rowan, of Blue Moose BBQ

Amy Rowan, of Blue Moose BBQ in Three Forks, makes up a sandwich as visitors fill the streets in Reed Point on Sunday.

September 01, 2013 6:53 pmLoading…

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