Wyoming Livestock Board

Horse Tests Positive For Virus
CHEYENNE — A horse in Wyoming has tested positive for a virus that can cause painful sores in infected animals, according to the Associated Press
Wyoming Livestock Board officials said Thursday the horse that tested positive for vesicular stomatitis is the first case diagnosed in the state this…
PETA Grills Wyoming Livestock Board
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is grilling Wyoming officials for what they call a "total disregard for animal suffering."
Dan Paden, Associate Director of Evidence Analysis for PETA, says he met with the Wyoming Livestock Board last June and provided the agency with evid…
Food Prices Continue to Rise [AUDIO]
Wyoming officials say they have no plans to strengthen livestock regulations following allegations of mistreatment of pigs at a commercial farm in Wheatland. Doug Randall has the details. Food prices continue to rise, outpacing inflation for all other segments of the economy. Click past the jump to …
Wyoming Livestock Board Has New Leader [AUDIO]
The current manager of natural resources for the Wyoming Department of Agriculture has been picked to head the state's livestock board. Business Reporter Sharon Fain has the details. Crile Carvey Consulting in Laramie has received an award to develop a program for military mental health therapy…
Wyoming Livestock Board Eases Rules For Horses [Audio]

Doug Randall reports that the Wyoming Livestock Board has relaxed its requirement for horses entering the state, saying the risk of non-resident horses exposed to Equine Herpes Virus and entering the state has receded.  State and Federal damage assessment teams are touring counties across Wyoming, e…
State Vet: Horses Coming Into State Must Be Tested [Audio]

Daniel Sandoval reports that people bringing horses into the state have three days to have their animals checked by a veterinarian. The Wyoming Livestock Board ordered that requirement effective beginning today 5/19. Doug Randall reports that state regulators have begun operating an air quality moni…
Wyoming Livestock Board Talks Brucellosis [Audio]

Deborah Smith with the Wyoming News Service has a report on a recent trip to Washington D.C. by Dan Neal with the Equality State Policy Center. Neal made the trip to talk with the Wyoming Congressional Delegation about the proposed federal budget cuts. Doug Randall reports that Brucellosis was on t…