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ks8780
Posted 4/15/2019 19:01 (#7441288)
Subject: found a dead calf today



Jewell County KS
I hauled 6 pair to some grass day before yesterday and found a calf dead there today. Month and a half old and seemed fine when dropped off. The strange thing is she had already been fed on and was opened up from her throat to upper chest with a lot of rib cage exposed and opened up clear to her belly. I have had coyote damage a few times over the years but they always seem to start in on the other end of the calf.

I have heard of mountain lion reports in the area over the last few years. Does this sound like a possible lion attack ?

Either way she is dead. We brought the cow home today and there was enough left to get a decent skin for a transplant.

Carry on
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