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 Animals killed in Oregon by the USDA Wildlife Service

    Source: USDA Wildlife Service

 

           Click on the year:  2004  2005  2006  2007  2008  2009 2010

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•  Leghold, foot/leg snares, cages, and culverts - every 76    hours except on private property when it’s 7 days.

•  Neck snares & Conibear  traps - every 30 days.

 

The Wildlife Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture, acts as the primary animal control agent in the USA. The Wildlife Service enters into contracts with municipalities, counties, businesses, and individuals to exterminate animals deemed problems, actual or potential. Ranchers, farmers and timber companies are among its best customers.

 

            

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 Latest National kill statistics

BADGERS

BEARS

Intentional/unintentional target

Type of trap

Killed  (total: 131)

Released  (total: 1)

Intentional

Leg snare

  107

   0

Intentional

Firearms

      3

   0

Intentional

Neck snares

      2

   0

Intentional

Culvert

      8

   1

Intentional

Leghold

      1

   0

Intentional

 Dog

      6

   0

Intentional

 Cage

      4

   0

BEAVERS

Intentional/unintentional target

 Type of trap

 Killed  (total: 518)

Released  (total: 1)

Intentional

Leghold

   14

   0

Intentional

Suitcase

      1

   0

Intentional

Cage

    11

   1

Intentional

Conibear

  179

   0

Intentional

Firearms

    94

   0

Intentional

Neck snares

  205

   0

Unintentional

Neck snares

      1

   0

Intentional

Spotlight

     13

   0

BOBCATS

Intentional/unintentional target

 Type of trap

 Killed  (total: 121)

Released  (total: 12)

Intentional

Neck snares

   29

   0

Intentional

Leghold

   77

   0

Intentional

Firearms

   12

   0

Unintentional

Neck snares

     1

   0

Unintentional

Leghold

     0

 12

Intentional

Dog

     2

   0

Intentional/unintentional target

 Type of trap

 Killed  (total: 5,602)

Released  (total:  0)

Intentional

Leg snares

     2

   0

Intentional

M44

  306

   0

Intentional

Gas cartridge, large

  101

   0

Intentional

Aircraft

2,818

   0

Intentional

Firearms

  432

   0

Intentional

Leghold, padded

      2

   0

Intentional

Neck snares

  763

   0

Intentional

Calling device, electronic

    10

   0

Intentional

Dog

    69

   0

Unintentional

Leghold, padded

      1

   0

Intentional

Leghold

1,076

   0

Intentional

Calling device, manual

    22

   0

Some other animals killed:  skunks, 161; ravens, 224; raccoons, 246; marmots, 329.

COYOTES

COUGARS

Intentional/unintentional target

 Type of trap

 Killed  (total:  84)                                           

Released  (total:  1)

Unintentional

Neck snares

    2

   0

Intentional

Firearms

    3

   0

Intentional

Neck snares

  22

   0

Intentional

Leghold

  24

   0

Intentional

Leg snares

    1

   0

Unintentional

Leg snares

    2

   0

Unintentional

Leg snares

    2

   0

Intentional

Dog

  30

   1

Intentional/unintentional target

Type of trap

Killed  (total: 106)

Released  (total: 2)

Unintentional

Leghold

  0

  2

Intentional

Gas cartridge, large

  1

  0

Intentional

Neck snare

  5

  0

Intentional

Leghold

 90

  0

Intentional

Firearms

  9

  0

2006

Type of trap/

method

Badgers killed

Bears killed

Beavers killed

Bobcats killed

Coyotes killed

Red foxes killed

Cougars killed

Leghold

  35

   7

   31

   34

  892

   44

   20

Aircraft

    2

 

 

 

2,113

 

 

Neck snare

    7

   8

 200

   15

  531

   28

   18

Cage

  

  22

   38

 

      1

 

 

Poison

 

  15

 

    11

  302 (M44: 276)

     2

   30

Conibear

 

 

 256

 

      1

 

 

Foot snare

 

138

   38

     4

 

 

    3

Call

 

 

 

 

     33

 

    1

Spotlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Killed in Den

 

 

 

 

    91

 

 

Firearm

    4

    3

   44

     3

  290

   18

    1

Total

   48

(3 nontarget)

193

(5 nontarget)

 607

(5 nontarget)

    67

4,254

    92

(2 nontarget)

   73

(3 nontarget)

2005

Some other animals killed: crows, 147; gulls, 1,011; jays, 104; ravens, 105; starlings, 9,328; marmots, 223; raccoons, 235; opposums, 36, skunks, 147.

Type of trap/

method

Badgers killed

Bears killed

Beavers killed

Bobcats killed

Coyotes killed

Red foxes killed

Cougars killed

Leghold

   66

     2

      13

    29

  889

   43

  13

Aircraft

 

 

 

 

1,490

 

 

Neck snare

    8

     6

    277

    18

  784

   30

  16

Cage

   

   22

      31

      1

 

 

    3

Poison

 

     3

 

    10

  193

(114 M44)

     5

  34

Conibear

 

 

    140

 

 

 

 

Foot snare

 

 121

    

 

 

 

    2

Call

 

 

 

      3

  171

     1

 

Spotlight

 

 

      79

 

 

 

 

Killed in Den

 

 

 

 

  103

 

 

Firearm

    9

   13

      33

 

  181

   10

    2

Total

   83

(5 nontarget)

 172

    573

(1 nontarget)

    61

(5 nontarget)

3,811

   90

(2 nontarget)

  70

(1 nontarget)

2004

Some other animals killed:  jays, 154;  gulls, 625; porcupines, 39 (6 nontarget); raccoons, 269 (16 nontarget); ravens, 297; skunks, 250 (13 nontarget).

 2007

Method

Badger

Bear

Beaver

 Bobcat

 Cougar

Coyote

 Fox

Leghold trap

  149

 

     24

    53

    15

 1,170

   76

Neck snare

      7

      8

   158

    37

    16

    840

   33

Foot snare

 

  132

 

 

      3

 

 

Conibear

 

 

   121

 

 

 

 

Aircraft

 

 

 

 

 

 3,707

 

Firearm

    15

 

     62

      2

      4

    418

 

Killed in den

 

      4

 

 

 

      25

 

Poison

 

 

 

 

 

    286

     1

Other

 

     60

     21

       7

    33

       70

     4

Total

  171

  204

   386

    99

    69

 6,516

  114

Some other animals killed: marmots, 171;  raccoons, 271; ravens, 81. Total animals killed in the USA by the Wildlife Service: 2,421,078. Click here for the complete figures nationally (PDF). Number trapped by the Wildlife Service in Oregon using leg- and bodyhold traps: 3,320.

Method

Badger

Bear

Beaver

 Bobcat

 Cougar

Coyote

 Fox

Leghold trap

     105

          4

          23

             33

             20

         954

             55

Neck snare

       13

          7

        180

             29

             29

       1004

             34

Foot snare

 

      134

 

 

               1

 

 

Conibear

 

 

        164

 

 

 

 

Aircraft

 

 

 

 

 

       3325

 

Firearm

        11

           7

           71

 

              44

         405

               6

Killed in den

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poison

 

 

 

 

 

         271*

             40

Other

          2

         56

             6

                8

                2

         342

               1

Total

       131

        208

          444

               70

              96

       5993

           136

* 269 poisoned with M44; 26 coyotes were killed using dogs; 216 raccoons killed; 160 ravens killed, total animals killed by the WS in Oregon, 34,657. Click here for Wildlife Service 2008 Data.

2008

Method

Badger

Bear

Beaver

 Bobcat

 Cougar

Coyote

 Fox

Leghold trap

     88 (1)*

     5(5)

      29

     55 (5)

      13

       1,102

   39 (2)

Neck snare

       1

     8

    242    

     25 (1)

      26

          879

   22 (1)

Foot snare

 

  114

 

 

        3

 

 

Conibear

 

 

       22

 

 

 

 

Aircraft

 

 

 

 

 

       1,624

 

Firearm

      5

      2

    104

      1

       4

          334

   13

Poisoned in Den

 

 

 

 

 

            21

     9

Poison

 

 

 

 

 

(M44) 175

 

Other

 

    56

      43

    11

     41

            91

 

Total

    94 (1)

  185 (5)

    440

    92

     87

       4,226

   83 (3)

2009

37,603 animals killed in Oregon in 2009, including 2 gray wolves, 3,058 blackbirds, 171 crows, 424 woodchucks, 289 ravens.               CLICK HERE FOR 2009 OREGON WILDLIFE SERVICE DATA.

*(released)

Method

 Badger

 Bear

 Beaver

 Bobcat

 Cougar

 Coyote

  Fox

Leghold trap

    73

    14

   37

      28

      16

            920

         32

Neck snare

    11

    12

 144

      32

      28

            966

         18

Foot snare

 

  146

 

 

        2

                4

 

Conibear

 

 

 308

 

 

 

           1

Aircraft

 

 

   73

 

 

          1621

 

Firearm

    10

    36

 

        1

      45

            351

         11

Den Poison

 

 

 

 

 

              27

           5

Poison

 

 

 

 

 

(M44)  336

(M44) 8

Other

      1

    25

     2

        6

 

              92

           1

Total

    95

  233

 564

      67

      91

          4317

         76

2010

259,767 animals killed in 2010 in Oregon, including 147 Stellar’s Jays, 155 crows, 235,550 starlings and 5100 blackbirds.               CLICK HERE FOR 2010 OREGON WILDLIFE SERVICE DATA.