SHEEP AND LAMB LOSSES
Total By Predator Cause and Number of Head, Montana, USA

Last updated February 22, 2013
PREDATOR
Year Fox Dog Coyote Eagle Bobcat Bear Mountain
Lion
Wolf Other
Animals
Unknown
Predators
Total
Predators
Number of Head
2012
2011
600
700
900
300
13,900
9,800
400
1,000
--
--
800
700
700
300
300
200
100
200
600
400
18,300
13,600
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
1,300
1,300
1,300
1,100
700
900
400
600
700
600
11,700
14,600
10,200
11,700
10,100
800
600
900
800
1,100
--
100
100
--
--
900
400
800
700
500
500
300
400
400
500
600
700
500
600
200
--
100
--
--
--
600
300
400
1,000
400
17,300
18,800
15,200
17,000
14,100
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
1,100
700
1,000
1,300
900
500
700
1,000
1,000
1,100
8,500
9,200
11,800
13,900
14,300
900
700
1,200
1,600
1,600
--
--
--
300
100
400
900
800
600
500
200
500
400
700
400
300
500
500
500
--
100
100
100
400
--
400
400
900
1,100
1,000
12,400
13,700
17,700
21,400
19,900
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1,000
1,200
2,000
2,200
2,700
1,300
600
1,200
1,000
1,400
12,900
15,100
14,900
19,900
22,600
1,600
1,700
2,000
2,400
2,200
--
--
--
100
200
900
400
300
400
800
400
400
600
500
500
--
--
--
--
--
100
--
100
--
--
700
900
700
500
800
18,900
20,300
21,800
27,000
31,200
1995
1994
1993
1992
1991
3,400
6,000
3,300
5,000
4,900
1,600
1,000
1,700
1,800
3,500
28,000
28,500
30,700
31,100
33,700
2,700
5,300
2,500
1,900
1,300
--
300
200
--
100
300
600
700
800
600
500
1,000
1,000
600
600
--
--
--
--
--
--
200
100
--
200
600
--
--
--
--
37,100
42,900
40,200
41,200
44,900
1990
1989
1988
1987
1986
4,000
3,500
4,200
2,900
5,100
1,600
1,500
3,100
3,100
2,900
29,700
28,200
31,000
26,400
30,500
2,200
800
2,700
2,700
2,000
--
400
300
100
100
700
1,000
1,300
1,200
1,100
600
500
400
300
400
--
--
--
--
--
300
--
100
200
1/
--
--
--
--
--
39,100
35,900
43,100
36,900
42,100
1985
1984
4,300
6,200
1,500
2,100
41,600
38,300
2,500
2,500
100
200
1,400
1,400
300
1/
--
--
1/
1,000
--
--
51,700
51,700
1/ Category not available that year. -- Denotes less than 100 head. Please note: Totals may not add due to rounding.
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