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Sheep tags
« on: April 26, 2019, 08:29:21 PM »
Iím a little surprise at all the ewe and Juvenal ram tags.


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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2019, 08:45:17 PM »
No kidding, I didnít see that coming...

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2019, 08:46:32 PM »
I was looking at those and for the life of me I can't figure out what the state is trying to accomplish with those tags ...maybe someone knows that can shed some light on it ..seems to me your hurting the herd and impacting future any ram tags.

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2019, 08:48:31 PM »
Donít forget we gave Utah a bunch earlier this year.


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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2019, 08:49:11 PM »
Haven't those sheep been battling illness and poor lamb recruitment in that area?
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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2019, 08:57:54 PM »
WDFW no rhyme or reason for anything. No clue how to manage anything. Just lost.

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2019, 08:58:52 PM »
I hate the feeling but sometimes it seems like the state is using the special permit hunts against us...just pawns in their game of chess.

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2019, 09:02:44 PM »
Or there could a legitimate reason :dunno:
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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2019, 09:05:44 PM »
Or there could a legitimate reason :dunno:

Very well could be ..but I can't think of one...it's like a few years ago when they gave out cow tags like candy...made no sense and did nothing for the herd. But I could be way off... wouldn't be the first time..

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2019, 09:07:39 PM »
Or there could a legitimate reason :dunno:

Very well could be ..but I can't think of one...it's like a few years ago when they gave out cow tags like candy...made no sense and did nothing for the herd. But I could be way off... wouldn't be the first time..


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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2019, 09:26:45 PM »
Too many sheep. The areas they are in are small. The herds don't have that much room to expand. Using hunters to keep the population in check, just as they should.

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2019, 04:13:39 AM »
It's a cull in the areas that have a big problem with pneumonia in an effort to get the disease under control. I believe it was South Dakota that did this a few years ago with good results. Short term less sheep, but the hope is to the herds will get healthy and rebound. That was the reason the WDFW gave us at one of the last GMAC meetings.

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2019, 11:34:32 AM »
cant understand why those  sheep couldn't be used to help or start another herd

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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2019, 12:31:49 PM »
No Vulcan Mt. Sheep out of Curlew ???
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Re: Sheep tags
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2019, 01:46:54 PM »
If it's a cull why doesn't the state do it on their own terms and pick out the sheep that they suspect are sick. Random hunters are going to shoot any old sheep. Which won't do much for the herd if the problem sheep aren't addressed. I understand wanting herd health but this seems like a odd way..and if its about the size of the herd why have ram tags been reduced over the years.

 


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