Methods of Investigating Predation of Livestock

 
 
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If you raise livestock or have to investigate predation damage as part of your job, you need this book. It shows how to tell whether or not the animal was killed by a predator. You'll also learn how to identify the species of predator. Even experienced investigators will find this book helpful. 36 pages.

Agdex 684-14
$8.00

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Determine the Cause of Death

Indicators of Health

Identifying the Predator
  • Family Ursidae - Bears
  • Family Canidae - Dogs
  • Family Felidae - Cats
  • Family Mustelidae
  • Family Procyonidae
  • Raptors - Birds of Prey
  • Scavenging Birds
Summary

References

Characteristics of Major Predators
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on April 25, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on August 25, 2015.