Tuesday, April 18, 2017/Categories: General News, Videos, Livestock, Cattle, International , What the Hay?!
If you are looking for a new ranch hand you may not have to look very far. In fact, you may just want to head down to the creek and see if your local water dwelling neighborhood beaver is around.
Recently Saskatchewan rancher Adrienne Ivey was checking heifers when she and her husband discovered that their 150 heifers were following a beaver across their pasture. Talk about an easy way to move curious heifers!
In an interview with CTV News Ivey said that “the cattle came over the hill “bunched together,” which was “very unusual when they have so much room to be out moving around,” Ivey said in an interview with CTVNews.ca on Tuesday. “It wasn’t until we got to the very front of the herd, that we could see what all the commotion was about.”
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Video Credit and Permission from Storyful Licensing/Adrienne Ivey
Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.
[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.