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Donated Cattle Heads To South Dakota Next Week

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BOZEMAN -

The great Montana Cattle Drive is set to head to South Dakota next week to help South Dakota ranchers who lost livestock in an unseasonable blizzard in early October.

Bar Quarter Circle Ranch in Bozeman teamed up with Citizens For Balanced Use to organize the Great Montana Cattle Drive

Thursday, ranchers from the western half of Montana will take cattle to Logan Ranch in Clyde Park to be tested for disease.

The cattle will then be loaded on a semi that will leave early Friday morning for South Dakota.

Kerry white with C.B.U. said he's happy Montana's ranchers are helping South Dakota's ranchers.

"It is very enlightening and gratifying that people in Montana are willing to step up and donate to this cause, help get those ranchers back on their feet," said White.

The load will be made up of about 40 cattle from western Montana ranchers.

White says more loads are possible if they get the donations to do so.

If you would like to donate livestock, or would like more information, email Bar Quarter Circle Ranch, barquartercircle@gmail.com.

Or if you would like to make a monetary donation, mail it to C.B.U. P.O. Box 606, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730.

All donations are tax deductible.

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