October 18, 2019

Alberta Will Kill Wolves That Are Killing Livestock

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“A pack of wolves roaming Elk Island National Park and a neighbouring provincial recreation area has grown in the past few years, and concerned farmers believe the wolves killed several grazing cattle this summer.

Dan Brown, president of the Blackfoot Grazing Association, said 29 calves, yearlings and cows have either been killed or have gone missing from pasture in the Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Grazing, Wildlife and Provincial Recreation Area, about 50 kilometres east of Edmonton, since the end of May. He believes wolves are largely to blame.

“We’ve had cows that have been absolutely ripped open from one end to the other and the majority of that was done when they were still alive,” he said.”<<<Read More>>>

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