Measures taken to prevent disease in bighorn sheep


Wyoming Game and Fish Wildlife Biologist Will Schultz and Game Warden Biff Burton were forced to euthanize a bighorn ram in the Sierra Madre mountains on July 9.

The Forest Service contacted Game and Fish about the bighorn ram, which was seen mingling with a herd of domestic sheep on Forest lands near Haggerty Creek.

Schultz said it should be clear the euthanization has nothing to do with herd management in the Sierra Madre’s and the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance lawsuit against the US Forest Service for special protection of Bighorn in the Sierra Madre range.

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