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UK Extension Helps Livestock Producers Deter Black Vultures

Mar 20, 2018
They can be devastating to a beef cattle producer when they attack.  Large swarms of black vultures seize the opportunity when a cow is giving birth and swoop in for the kill as the calf appears from the birth canal.  It is a problem for beef producers all over the country but in Kentucky farmers are taking a stand against the large raptors.  Effigies made from materials to resemble the birds and are being displayed by producers  to protect the herds.