Bison Milk and the Orphan Calf

 Care for a Bison calf. I feel so lucky to be able to publish all this information for our bison calves. Look at all the people that contributed! This would not have been possible without them. (further down the page is the most recent articles)   These are a few of the first calf heifers penned together while calving. One heifer had a freak accident in the night and had to be put out of her misery. She had a new calf about a week old now orphaned. The heifer on the right adopted that calf and has been taking … Read more

1888

<< Previous  Next>> Thomas County , Kansas April 19, 1888 THE BUFFALOES FATE Extinction of the Noblest of all the American Game Animals ……It is believed that there are now only a few hundred representatives of the main the bison which, when, Fremont across the continent, roamed over our great Western plains. A few small herds have very likely escaped the notice of hunters and settlers. Nearly two years ago residence along the upper Missouri and Yellowstone rivers reported that the bison was probably extinct in that region, but later the hunting party organized by the taxidermist of the Smithsonian … Read more