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Wyoming Livestock Board

Wyoming Livestock Board begins biannual brand renewal

Wyoming Livestock Board begins biannual brand renewal

CASPER, Wyo. — The Cowboy State’s cattle brands have served as an identifying marker on the state’s rangelands for centuries, but although the tradition is timeless, today the ranch trademark comes with an expiration date.

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Wyoming requires health certificates on livestock

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cases of Vesicular Stomatitis in other states have prompted action from the Wyoming Livestock Board to keep the viral disease out of the state.

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Cattle rustling slowly increasing in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cattle rustling is slowly increasing in Wyoming amid rising beef prices and shrinking herds.

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9 face charges in undercover Wyoming hog farm probe

CHEYENNE — The Platte County attorney's office recently charged nine employees of a pig-breeding farm near Wheatland with multiple counts of animal cruelty uncovered in May.

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Cow picks up virus deadly to deer

CASPER, Wyo. -- A deadly disease killing whitetail deer in northeast Wyoming has now infected a cow in the same region.

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Horse hair thievery spreads in Wyoming, nearly 100 incidents reported

Horse hair thievery spreads in Wyoming, nearly 100 incidents reported

CASPER, Wyo. - Wade Werbelow has some horsehair to find.

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Wyoming officials implicate toxic plant in longhorn cattle deaths

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Livestock Board says eating a toxic plant likely killed five longhorn cattle in a pasture near Burns in southeast Wyoming.

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Wheatland cruelty case sheds light on inspection process

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming officials say there are no plans to strengthen livestock regulations following allegations of mistreatment of pigs at a commercial farm in Wheatland.

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Sheriff: Wyoming hog farm investigation a priority

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming sheriff says investigating allegations of mistreatment of pigs at a commercial farm is a top priority.

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Wyoming authorities investigate hog farm complaint

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities are investigating allegations by the Humane Society of the United States that workers at a pig-breeding farm abused animals, an official said Tuesday.

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Wyoming board aims to prevent spread of cattle STD

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Livestock Board has issued an order aimed at preventing the spread of a venereal disease in cattle called Trichomoniasis, which can cause cows to lose their calves.

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Wyoming officials, ranchers combat growing livestock rustling problem

Wyoming officials, ranchers combat growing livestock rustling problem

LANDER, Wyo. — When Todd Heward brought his sheep into dock, where the animals’ tails were clipped this past June, he noticed something troubling. He had lost 65 ewes from when he sheared the sheep in the first week of May.

November 28, 2011 11:45 pm Photos

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Wyoming ranchers, authorities work to combat cattle rustlers

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming ranchers and law enforcement officials are trying to work together to crack down on modern-day cattle rustlers.

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2 new cases of brucellosis confirmed in Wyoming

CHEYENNE — Livestock officials say tests have confirmed brucellosis (brew-suh-LOW'-sis) in two cattle in northern Wyoming.

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Wyoming Livestock Board law enforcement officer Jimmy Siler

Wyoming Livestock Board law enforcement officer Jimmy Siler

Wyoming Livestock Board law enforcement officer Jimmy Siler is overseeing the case involving nearly 100 abused horses seized from a Lincoln County ranch in May.

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Abused horses recovering, up for sale in Cheyenne

Abused horses recovering, up for sale in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lying sideways on a bed of hay in a pen at the Cheyenne Stockyards, a mare breathed heavily, preparing for the final hours of her pregnancy.

July 01, 2011 11:45 pm Photos

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Officials: Horse virus case in Wyoming isolated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Livestock Board has determined that the risk of a potentially fatal horse virus outbreak has receded even though the state's first case of the virus this year showed up last week and led to the death of one horse.

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Wyoming rescinds horse inspection requirement

Wyoming rescinds horse inspection requirement

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Livestock Board has rescinded special inspection rules for horses entering the state that it imposed because of concern about a potentially fatal horse virus outbreak.

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Wyoming Livestock Board clarifies horse inspection order

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Livestock Board has clarified its new order requiring that all horses entering the state be inspected by a veterinarian.

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Wyoming Livestock Board takes up ID, brucellosis

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Livestock identification and brucellosis are on the agenda while the Wyoming Livestock Board meets in Cheyenne.

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