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Coping with Wolves in Wisconsin: Part 1

posted May 28, 2016, 12:21 PM by chloe owens

2/11/16, by Earl Stahl, Beef

Coping with wolves in Wisconsin: Part 1

…Coping with wolf-caused stress in livestock is not unique to Wisconsin; BEEF has carried articles documenting the results of stress experienced by western ranchers. Disease and weight loss are two of the most visible results. In addition, wolves host Neosporosis which infects cattle and causes abortions.  Fortunately, the disease is not contagious among the herd (which is small consolation). Eric is a strong believer in keeping all canines out of pastures since Neosporosis is spread by canine feces.