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Officials Still Counting Cattle Losses

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Officials Still Counting Cattle Losses

Ranchers along with state and local officials are still trying to figure out how many head of livestock died in the massive blizzard that hit much of western South Dakota last weekend. Governor Dennis Daugaard says they don’t have hard totals yet, but says it is a major loss…

Daugaard says the shutdown of the federal government is not helping the situation…

Some ranchers have asked the National Guard to help move livestock, or dig trenches to bury them. The Governor says that may be difficult to do…

Daugaard says state agencies are available to help producers as they attempt to recover from the storm.

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