ODFW: Balloon Tree Pack Responsible For Multiple Union County Depredations

Crews with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife were called to multiple depredations of goats in Union County over the past week plus. On Thursday, the 18th, a producer found two injured and four deceased female goats in a 44-acre private land grass pasture within 400 yards of his house. The dead goats, three […]

Razor Clam Harvesting Closed In Southern Oregon

On Wednesday, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the closure of the south coast for all razor clam harvesting. Razor clam harvesting is now closed from Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the California border because the marine biotoxin domoic acid is above the closure limit. […]

ODFW Crews Called To Two Depredations In Klamath County

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews were called to a pair of depredations, within hours of each other in the southern part of the state last week. On the morning of Friday November 5th a ranch employee found a dead 350 pound weaned calf in private pastureland in the Bly area of Klamath County. […]

ODFW Crews Called To A Pair Of Southern Oregon Depredations

The month of November picked up where the month of October left off when it comes to wolf depredations in Oregon. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife crews were called to Jackson County Monday where a ranch hand found a dead 10-month-old 650 pound steer in fenced pastureland. Investigators said extensive feeding was observed […]

ODFW Called To Several Depredations To Wrap Up October

Crews with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife were busy with several depredations to wrap up October. Investigators were called to a dead cow as well as an injured cow in the Howard Butte area of Wallowa County. The two cows were discovered early Thursday morning on 23,000 acres of private forested land. It’s […]

ODFW Called To Two Depredations Last Week

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews were called to a pair of depredations in opposite corners of the state last week. On Monday, October 18th, a livestock producer found an injured six month old calf on a large private forested pasture in the Horseshoe Ridge area of Umatilla County. The injured calf was examined. […]

Lookout Mountain Pack Blamed For Another Baker County Kill

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the Lookout Mountain Pack is responsible for a depredation discovered over the weekend. On Saturday morning, a 400 pound, five month old calf was found dead on private pastureland in the Manning Creek area. ODFW says the carcass had been heavily scavenged and was missing all internal […]

ODFW Called To Three Depredations In Wallowa County Over The Weekend

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildfire crews were call to a trio of depredations in the Deer Creek area of Wallowa County over the weekend. It started Saturday morning, when a hunter came across a dead 700 pound calf (calf A) in a 15,000 acre forested private land allotment. Later that afternoon, another nine-month old […]

Balloon Tree Pack Blamed For Injuries To Guard Dogs

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says two Kangal guard dogs were insured in Union County by the Balloon Tree Pack. A sheep herder reported the two insured dogs Friday morning. The herder told investigators that at approximately 2:00 a.m. on October 1st, he had heard a fight between his guard dog and an […]

ODFW: 12 Ewes Killed In Union County Depredation

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews wrapped up a busy month of September to a call of a dozen dead ewes in the NE corner of the state. On Wednesday, September 29th, a sheep producer employee found three dead adult ewes in a private pastureland. Additional dead ewes were found Thursday, Friday and Monday […]