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Brands Enforcement Estray Notices

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the following estrayed animals. For more information or to claim the estray, please contact your district investigator.

201808011130519

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 21th day of July 2018 in the area of approximately 20-25 miles south of Broadus, MT, Powder River County on the Steve Held ranch.

The animal will sell at Miles City Livestock Commission, Miles City, MT on the 14th day of August.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black heifer calf, branded with a heart heart on the left ribs, has a yellow fly tag in the left ear.
  • Contact District Investigator Pay Murphy at 406-951-0424.

 

 

201807302038504 - This gelding's owner has been found.

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 30th day of July 2018 in the area of Spencer Farms Joliet, MT, Carbon County.

The animal will sell at Billings Livestock Auction, Billings, MT on the 24th day of August.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Palomino Gelding, No Brand, approximately 8-12 yrs old, Thoroughbred in features.
  • Contact District Investigator Monty Simenson at 406-321-0343.

 

201807191342519

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 18th day of July 2018 in the area of "Hook Ranch", approximately 15 miles north of Miles City, MT, Blaine County.

The animal will sell at Miles City Livestock Commission, Miles City, MT on the 14th day of August.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One Gray Gelding, either no brand or poorly freeze branded.
  • Contact Pat Murphy, District Investigator at 406-951-0424.

 

201807171125511

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 26th day of June 2018 in the area of Lockwood, MT, Yellowstone County.

The animals will sell at Billings Livestock Auction, Billings, MT on the 28th day of July.

The animals are described as follows:

  • Bay gelding branded 4 inverted 4 monogram on the left thigh.
  • Brown gelding no brand.
  • Contact Travis Elings, Eastern Area Supervisor, at 406-208-8012 or Shawn Hando, District Investigator, at 406-220-1081.

 

201807171125545

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 13th day of July 2018 in the area of HWY 87 East by mile marker 13.

The animals will sell at Billings Livestock Auction, Billings, MT on the 28th day of July.

The animals are described as follows:

  • Brown mare no brand.
  • Sorrel gelding no brand.
  • Sorrel paint gelding branded VT stacked on the left thigh.
  • Grey gelding branded Heart slash T on the right shoulder.
  • Red roan mare no brand.
  • Red dun gelding no brand.
  • Black paint gelding no brand.
  • Red roan gelding no brand.
  • Contact Travis Elings, Eastern Area Supervisor, at 406-208-8012 or Shawn Hando, District Investigator, at 406-220-1081.

 

 

201806290937516

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 29th day of June 2018 in the area of Fort Belknap Reservation, Blaine County.

The animal will sell at Bear Paw Livestock, Chinook, MT on the 13th day of July.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black cow branded B\S (B Wyoming Slash S) on the right ribs, blotched brand above B\S.
  • Contact Mark Simenson District Investigator at 406-654-4009

 

201806201411516

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 20th day of June 2018 in the area of Fort Belknap Reservation by Daryl Crasco, Blaine County.

The animal will sell at Bear Paw Livestock, Chinook, MT on the 13th day of July.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black cow branded H F Monogram on the Right Hip and O on the Right Shoulder.
  • Contact Mark Simenson District Investigator at 406-654-4009

 

201805311304512

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 31st day of May 2018 in the area of Clarkston Rd, Three Forks, MT, Gallatin County.

The animal will sell at Headwaters Livestock Auction, Three Forks, MT on the 18th day of June.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One No Brand Bay Stud about 3-4 years old.
  • Contact Nye Howey, District Investigator at 406-220-0379.

 

 

201805301614505

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 23rd day of May 2018 in the area of 10 miles west of Conrad, MT, Pondera County.

The animal will sell at Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, MT on the 20th day of June.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black bull, branded with a quarter circle dot on the right hip and a blotch on the right hip.
  • Contact Mike Hayes, District Investigator at 406-450-0001

 

201805291404506 - This bull's owner has been found.

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 15th day of May 2018 in the area of Northern Cheyenne Reservation Black Eagle area Rosebud County.

The animal will sell at Public Auction Yards, Billings, MT on the 20th day of June.

The animal are described as follows:

  • One black bull branded on the left shoulder with a humped up quarter circle with a 1 running through it or a Lazy 3 humped up with a 1 running through it.
  • Contact Matt Noyes, District Investigator at 406-860-2177
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201805251113511

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 16th day of May 2018 in the area of Stovall ranch, 17 miles southeast of Billings, MT, off of Hwy 87 East, Yellowstone County.

The animals will sell at Billings Livestock Exchange, Billings, MT on the 7th day of June.

The animals are described as follows:

  • Black whiteface cow with a red brockle face, heifer calf, and a black whiteface heifer.  None of them are branded.  It is believed that the heifer is the cows calf from last year.
  • Contact Shawn Hando, District Investigator at 406-220-1081.

 

 

201805211116510

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 11TH day of May 2018 in the area of County Line Rd in Florence, Mt Ravalli County. The horse has been at Leighton Wieglenda’s house since April 26th.

The animal will sell at Missoula Livestock Exchange, Missoula, MT on the 12th day of June.

The animal is described as follows:

  • 15-18 yr old bay mare, draft cross, about 14 ½ H tall, branded with open D Bar C staggered on the left thigh.
  • Contact Dustin Datisman, District Investigator at 406-240-0830.
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201805070819543

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 4th day of May 2018 in the area of Tray C Ervin property 480 Trontstad Road Kalispell, MT Flathead County.

The animal will sell at 480 Tronstad Road Kalispell, MT on the 22th day of May at 10 AM.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Grade sorrel gelding, no brands.
  • Contact Western Area Supervisor Ernie McCaffree at 406-439-1774.

 

201805021349570 - This bull's owner has been found.

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 2nd day of May 2018 in the area of 2 miles north of bad route exit on I-94 in Dawson County, MT.

The animal will sell at Glendive Livestock Exchange, Glendive, MT on the 18th day of May.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black bull, branded JX in a quarter circle on the left hip.
  • Contact Larry Evans, Market Supervisor at 406-365-2191.

 

201804250947507

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 24th day of April in the area of 128 St John Road, Westby, MT, G & L Farms, Sheridan County.

The animal will sell at Glasgow Stockyards, Glasgow, MT on the 17th day of May.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One no brand black bull, about 4-5 years old, black tag in the left ear Lot 58
  • Contact Dalton Brown, District Investigator at 406-439-2819

 

201803280955505

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 27th day of March 2018 in the area of North of US 2 on Johnson Rd between Cut Bank & Browning, MT, Glacier County.

The animal will sell at the Perry Ranch, 417 Pardue Rd, Cut Bank, MT on the 16th day of April.

The animal is described as follows:

  • 1 red heifer, no brand, red ear tag
  • Contact Mike Hayes, District Investigator at 406-450-0001

 

201803121003504

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 10th day of March 2018 in the area of 65 Blue Water Rd 3 miles East of Fromberg, MT on Jesse Steele ranch.

The animal will sell at Montana Livestock Auction, Billings, MT on the 23th day of March.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One no brand Hereford bull calf
  • Contact Monty Simenson, District Investigator at 406-321-0343.

 

201803121002504

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 7th day of March 2018 in the area of 629 Rapelje Rd 6 miles North and West of Big Timber, MT, Sweetgrass County.

The animal will sell at Montana Livestock Auction, Billings, MT on the 24th day of March.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Two Grey Gelding no brand
  • One Bay Gelding no brand
  • Contact Monty Simenson, District Investigator at 406-321-0343.

 

201802121207525

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 12nd day of Feb. 2018 in the area of Tebay Ranch in Whitehall, MT, Jefferson County.

The animal will sell at Montana Livestock Auction, Ramsay, MT on the 27th day of February.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One middle aged Black Cow, branded on the left hip, tattoo in ear non legible
  • Contact Ted Wall, District Investigator at 406-439-2890 or the Ramsay Brand Office 406-782-4312.

 

201801221117509

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 22nd day of Jan. 2018 in the area of 1070 Upper Ruby Road, Alder, MT, Madison County.

The animals will sell at Beaverhead Livestock, Dillon, MT on the 8th day of February, 2018.

The animals are described as follows:

  • Aged Bay Mare, no brands.
  • Sorrel and White Paint cross Mare, no brands, approximately 10 years old.
  • Sorrel Gelding around 4 years old, no brands.
  • Contact Dan Bugni, District Investigator at 406-660-0471.

 

201801220931516

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 22nd day of Jan. 2018 in the area of Dave Hinman's ranch, East of Malta, MT, Philips County.

The animal will sell at Bear Paw Livestock, Chinook, MT on the 26th day of January.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One Black Saler cross cow. Branded on the Left Hip.

  • Contact Mark Simenson, District Investigator at 406-654-4009.


 

201801160828504

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 15th day of Jan. 2018 in the area of Five Mile Creek Road Carbon County five miles east of Edgar, Mt.

The animal will sell at Public Auction Yards, Billings, MT on the 30th day of Jan.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black cow, red ear tag in left ear with hand written 50 and the brand, Branded on the left hip with a Lazy S hanging a Point down Spear at a 45 degree angle Southwest, has a bangs tag
  • Contact Monty Simenson District Investigator 406-321-0343

 

201801041016506

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 21st day of December 2017 in the area of Owl Creek approximately 15 miles southeast of Lodge Grass, in Big Horn County.

The animals will sell at Public Auction Yards, Billings, MT on the 24th day of January.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One older Black White Faced Cow, branded Bar Backwards L 9 on the left ribs and she has what appears to be a Lazy C open at the top over a D
  • One yearling or two year old Hereford bull, no brand
  • Contact District Investigator Matt Noyes 406-860-2177

 

201712080732506

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 8th day of Dec. 2017 in the area of approx. 2 miles west of Hardin, MT in Big Horn County.

The animal will sell at Billings Livestock Commission, Billings, MT on the 4th day of Jan. 2018.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One buckskin mare approx. 11 years old, no brand.
  • Contact District Investigator Matt Noyes 406-860-2177

 

201712080731506

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 7th day of December 2017 in the area of 16 miles south of Colstrip, MT in Rosebud County, on the Golder Ranch.

The animal will sell at Billings Livestock Commission, Billings, MT on the 4th day of Jan. 2018.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black gelding approx. two years old, no brand
  • Contact District Investigator Matt Noyes 406-860-2177

 

201712041657509

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 4th day of December 2017 in the area of Fred Hirschy's ranch in Jackson, MT, Beaverhead County.

The animal will sell at Beaverhead Livestock Auction, Dillon, MT on the 21st day of December.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black coming 3 year old cow branded on the Right Ribs, has Idaho bangs tag
  • Contact Dan Bugni, District Investigator at 406-660-0471

 

201711271226514

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 30th day of October 2017 in the area of Robert Stephens place South West of Choteau, Teton County

The animal will sell at Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, MT on the 13th day of Dec.

The animal is described as follows:

  • One black Cow branded on the left ribs with what appears to be a stirrup
  • Contact Paul Johnson District Investigator 406-231-0268

 

201711211301525 -- Owner has been found

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 18th day of November 2017 in the area of Moose Lake Road, 10 miles up Skalkaho Road, outside of Philipsburg in Granite County.

The animal will sell at Montana Livestock Auction, Ramsay, MT on the 11th day of December.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black Cow, 2 blue ear tags with the number 185 on them.  Branded H lazy 6 on left hip, Lazy E prongs up Lazy D on a bar stacked on the Left Shoulder, and Lazy V top to the right H Lazy V top to the left on the Left Ribs.
  • Contact Ted Wall, District Investigator at 406-439-2890

 

201711200911514

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 29th day of October 2017 in the area of Millegan on L. Johnsons property in Cascade County.

The animal will sell at Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, MT on the 6th day of December.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black cow with no brand
  • Contact Paul Johnson, District Investigator at 406-231-0268

 

201711060700506

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on the 1st day of November 2017 in the area of West Armells creek on the Gillian ranch in Rosebud County.

The animals will sell at Miles City Livestock Commission, Miles City, MT on the 21st day of November.

The animal is described as follows:

  • 1 no brand black cow and 1 no brand black heifer calf
  • Contact Matt Noyes District Investigator at 406-860-2177

 

201710241207510

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 23rd day of October 2017 in the area around Lavelle Creek, NW of Missoula, MT, Missoula County.

The animal will sell at Missoula Livestock Exchange, Missoula, MT on the 9th day of November.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black heifer with a green tag 446 in the left ear, no brand, and weighs about 300 lbs
  • Contact Dustin Datisman, District Investigator at 406-240-0830

 

201709221030513

 

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on the 22nd day of September 2017 in the area of Utica, MT, Judith Basin County.

The animal will sell at Lewistown Livestock Auction, Lewistown, MT on the 10th day of October.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Black Cow with blue ear tag, incorrectly branded on the right rib with 2 or more brands mixed together. Unable to trace the bangs tag.
  • Contact Randy Poser District Investigator at 406-350-1054

 

201708210900516

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animal listed below on Friday, August 18, 2017 in the area 20 miles south of Big Sandy off of Warrick Road, Big Sandy, MT, Chouteau County.

The animal will sell at Bear Paw Livestock, Chinook, MT on Friday, September 1, 2017.

The animal is described as follows:

  • Bay Roan Yearling Gelding, NO Brand
  • For more information contact: Mark Simenson, District Investigator 406-654-4009

 

201707191400570

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the estrayed animals listed below on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in In the area of Clear Creek Grazing Association Southwest of Glendive in Dawson County. in Dawson County.

The animals will sell at Glendive Livestock, Glendive, MT on Friday, August 04, 2017.

The animals are described as follows:

  • One Black Bull at least 5 years old, no brand, no tattoo, has hole in right ear where a tag was.
  • For more information contact: Contact Larry Evans, Market Supervisor 406-365-2191

 

201707250828553

The Montana Department of Livestock has taken up the strayed animals listed below on the 21st day of July 2017 in the area of 6th St NW and Skyline Dr NW Great Falls, MT Cascade County.

                The animals will sell Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, MT on the 9th day of August.

                The animals are described as follows:

 2 white lambs

 

Contact Jessica Sivumaki Market Supervisor at Western Livestock Auction 406-453-6051

 


For a list of all previous estray notices, please contact Brands Enforcement.