User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


50° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD State Vet Updates Blizzard Livestock Deaths

November 7, 2013, 8:42 AM

SD State Vet Updates Blizzard Livestock Deaths
RAPID CITY, SD -

South Dakota's state veterinarian says many of the thousands of cattle that perished in an Oct. 4 blizzard died of congestive heart failure brought on by stress.

Dustin Oedekoven also has released updated totals on livestock deaths from the storm. He says his office has verified the deaths of 13,977 cattle, 1,257 sheep, 287 horses and 40 bison.

That's about 15,500 animals. Oedekoven says many of them died after being pummeled by rain, snow and unrelenting winds.

Oedekoven thinks there are still producers who have not reported their losses from the storm that dumped up to 4 feet of snow in western South Dakota.

The South Dakota Stockgrowers says a fund to help ranchers restock their herds has received more than $700,000 in donations.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

16-Year-Old Sioux Falls Teen Found

9/15/2014 10:53 AM

According to Sioux Falls Police, 16-year-old Piper Hyser was found Sunday afternoon.

Full Story
Student Athlete Ineligible After Charity Event

9/18/2014 5:20 PM

A successful Estelline cross country athlete is being forced to sit this season out because she participated in a charity run aimed at keeping kids aw...

Full Story | Watch
Two Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person With Life Threatening Injuries

9/20/2014 12:35 PM

A two vehicle crash has left one person with life threatening injuries.

Full Story
Investigation At Canton Computer Business

9/17/2014 1:18 PM

Law enforcement are involved in a search at a Canton business.

Full Story
Vapshot Arrives In South Dakota

9/19/2014 9:55 PM

At spots like 18th Amendment, people can enjoy food, entertainment and an alcoholic drink, but the way people consume that drink could be changing dra...

Full Story | Watch


Events