Fish and Wildlife Commission approves elk brucellosis plan

November 14, 2014 12:43 AM

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HELENA – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved a plan aimed at limiting the possibility of brucellosis transmission between wild elk and domestic cattle in the Paradise Valley.

The agency plan to try to prevent the spread of brucellosis from wild elk to cattle in the Paradise Valley was put forward last spring by a Park County working group. The plan calls for issuing limited kill permits through May 15 in an effort to prevent commingling of wild elk and domestic livestock...

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