Wyoming Game and Fish Slaughters Elk

Captures occurring at multiple sites.

192 elk were captured on Tuesday at the Fall Creek feedground of which 122 were females and 6 of those tested positive for exposure to brucellosis. Another 150 were captured Wednesday at the Muddy Creek feedground of which 60 were females.

State sends six elk to slaughter
Casper Star Tribune.






  1. Mike Avatar

    Hmm…isn’t it the feedgrounds themselves that allow the elk to get these sort of diseases?

  2. Ralph Maughan Avatar

    This is a pathetic attempt to pretend they can keep the feedgrounds and not have disease. Political denial.

  3. Ron Avatar

    Feed grounds are a disservice to our elk populations.


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