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Top bull goes for $12,500 at Klamath sale
Ninety bulls were sold for a total price of $403,850, an average price of $4,487.22.

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Idaho Legislature set to battle over animal cruelty law again
Idaho Legislature set to battle over animal cruelty law again
A bill has been printed in the Idaho Legislature that would toughen the state's animal cruelty law, and more legislation addressing the issue will be introduced soon.
Washington cattlemen in beef over promotion fees
Washington cattlemen in beef over promotion fees
Legislation to raise fees that support the Washington Beef Commission has divided cattlemen.
Washington lawmaker: Let ranchers save their animals from fires
Washington lawmaker: Let ranchers save their animals from fires
A Washington lawmaker proposes that ranchers be free to decide for themselves whether it's worth the risk to rescue their livestock from wildfires.
Wolf advisory group softens rhetoric to face hard questions
Wolf advisory group softens rhetoric to face hard questions
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has invested, politically and financially, in its Wolf Advisory Group.
Conservationists sue federal wolf-killing program in Oregon
The lawsuit targets the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program, which controls the number of wolves, coyotes, grizzly bears, mountain lions and other wild animals.
U.S. posts strong beef cattle numbers
U.S. posts strong beef cattle numbers
USDA's cattle inventory shows cattlemen are continuing to rebuild the beef herd, but substancial revisions to last year's reported inventory changes the story on growth in 2014.
Washington ecology: Don’t make us name informants
Washington ecology: Don’t make us name informants
Senate bill would require the Washington Department of Ecology to reveal names of people who report that farmers or ranchers are polluting water.
Rancher finds himself in middle of standoff
Rancher finds himself in middle of standoff
Kurt Spencer, whose Frenchglen, Ore., ranch is just a half-hour drive south of the refuge headquarters and whose property borders refuge land, said the stop at the first checkpoint was “scary.”
Officials, advocates promote coexistence of wolves, livestock
Officials, advocates promote coexistence of wolves, livestock
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife's third workshop on its proposed wolf management plan drew about 100 people in Sacramento. Many speakers said wolves should be able to coexist with livestock.
Drought disaster declarations pay dividends for Idaho ranchers
Drought disaster declarations pay dividends for Idaho ranchers
Idaho ranchers were approved for more than $21 million in forage assistance in Fiscal Year 2015 due to a drought emergency, and the state is on pace to eclipse that amount in carryover payments approved in FY 2016.

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