Damage Control, Coyotes are Montana's No. 1 Predator
February 1, 2023
Coyotes have long been a problem that Livestock producers have had to contend with for years. The process of containing the animal has been met with obstacles for decades and in recent years has increased tenfold. Populations are soaring and the damage to livestock and even family pets have increased exponentially. Often the conversation turns to, "What is Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) going to do about it?" A local family recently lost their dog to a Coyote attack prompting myself to do a little investigating.
I contacted Scott Thompson with MFWP, and he informed me that in Montan...