Trust between state, ranchers elusive as wolves populate N. California

HAT CREEK, Calif. — More than five years after a gray wolf first set foot in California, trust between state wildlife managers and ranchers remains elusive. That much was certain at a workshop on wolf-livestock conflicts June 14, as state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials were grilled by cattle producers who perceive the agency […]

Ranchers say wolf attacks resume in Washington state

“Two Washington cattlemen said Tuesday that wolves have resumed attacking cattle grazing in the northeast corner of the state, where depredations last summer led state wildlife managers to cull a wolfpack. Ferry County, Wash., rancher Arron Scotten said he found the remains of a calf Monday evening that had apparently been killed by wolves. He […]

Wolf attacks give cows ‘PTSD-like’ symptoms, study finds

“Cows whose herd comes under attack by wolves remember the experience and show symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder, Oregon researchers say. That’s according to a study from Oregon State University and publicized Thursday. Reinaldo Cooke, an associate professor and animal scientist based in Burns, conducted the research, which appeared in the Journal of Animal Science […]

Report examines alternatives for controlling problem wolves

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An environmental assessment of proposals for managing human-wolf conflicts and wolf depredation on livestock in Minnesota recommends that federal officials continue using a combination of lethal and non-lethal methods. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program released the 225-page report for public comment Thursday.<<<Read More>>>

Wolf attack: 30 sheep die

Nearly 30 sheep died after a wolf attacked them in Anakasugur village in Shahapur taluk of Yadgir district recently.<<<Read More>>>

Wolf Predation on Moose in Yellowstone Region

Big Game Forever is reporting that moose populations in the Yellowstone region are in serious trouble due to wolf preying on the species. Idaho For Wildlife gives us links to scientific information and research to better clarify the political corruption that took place in order to justify wolf (re)introduction: “What is interesting is that Dr. […]

Effects of Wolves and Other Predators on Farms in Wisconsin: Beyond Verified Losses

The following was taken from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:  

Glorification of wolves is unrealistic in real-world wildlife, livestock management

The blatant disregard for any life but the glorious wolf is what has produced  the lack of success this program is plagued with. The original poor wolf story in this series had a comment about wolves killing “the occasional cow” and blaming this on ranchers unwilling to try new techniques to protect their herds. Well, […]

Wolves Kill for the Pure Pleasure of Killing…

The below clip comes from the print news media, Western AG Reporter: For a full sized image, go here: AbsarokeeWolfKill

Wolves Slaughter 18 Elk in One Night on Wyoming Feed Grounds – None Eaten

This is what happens when we are not allowed to manage. Warning: Very heartbreaking for our “other” wildlife. We had 18 elk slaughtered by wolves on our feedgrounds in one night this week. 16 were calves that were not eaten at all – killed and left for dead. The others were two pregnant cow elk. […]