A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig. 59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident Continue reading
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North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on Continue reading
Following a collision between a cow and a pickup Tuesday night on Routt County Road 129, the North Routt Fire Protection District is reminding drivers to watch out for cows on the road. In open range, cattle will be grazing in North Routt County through out the summer and early fall. Open range grazing will occur from the Willow Creek Pass Subdivision north of the state line all the way along Routt County Continue reading
As of this week, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 42 locations in 14 counties under quarantine after horses, mules, and cattle herds tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). That includes a location in Moffat County. The Northwest part Continue reading
As of Thursday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 91 locations in 11 counties under quarantine after horses, mules and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis. Both Mesa and Delta Counties have effected animals. Those attending shows and fairs, livestock owners and veterinarians can stay up to date on the latest information by checking this link.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds cattle owners to test their herd for Bovine Trichomoniasis. Ranchers who co-mingle their herds have a higher risk for trich; one way to reduce the risk of this disease is to test bulls annually. So far this year, Colorado has had 8 new positive “trich” Continue reading
The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire. The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch. Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle. Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading