Predators - Predators Predators Losses of Sheep and Lambs...

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Predators Losses of Sheep and Lambs from Predators in 2004 (Post Docking) Coyotes 60.5% Other - 11.8% Dogs 13.3% Mountain Lions, Cougars or Pumas - 5.7% Bobcats 4.9% Bears 3.8%
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Predators ECONOMIC IMPACT An analysis of 1998 data shows that: for every dollar spent for predation management, $3 worth of livestock was saved.
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Predators According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS): In 2004, American sheep producers lost an estimated 224,200 sheep and lambs to predators. more than 614 animals per day Predators accounted for nearly 37.3 % of total sheep and lamb losses in 2004 Cost the sheep industry more than $38 million in potential income. Depredation accounts for 15 % of the total cost of sheep production, second only to feed and pasture costs.
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Predators The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI): NASS reports lamb loss only after docking; lambs lost prior to docking
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