Four Montana herds, two in Washington plagued by disease-
Here is another update on the pneumonia killing so many bighorn. The article also gives the total estimated bighorn populations of Idaho, Montana, and Washington.
Hard times hit area bighorns. By Rich Landers. Spokesman-Review.
“The Payette National Forest [in Western Idaho] recently released a draft proposal for keeping domestic sheep from intermingling with wild bighorns. The plan was triggered by a lawsuit that charged the forest with failing to adequately protect wild sheep from the risk of contracting pneumonia from domestics.”
This draft is something I’ll put a link to when I find it. Webmaster