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Maine livestock producers, if you have experienced a suspected predation loss, please download and complete a Predation Event Tracking Form (PDF) with as much detail as possible. Alternatively, you may print and fill out the form below, and mail it to USDA/WS, 79 Leighton Road, Suite 12, Augusta, Maine 04330. If you need assistance providing information or have other questions, please contact USDA/Wildlife Services at 207.629.5181.

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State: Maine       Zip:



Date of predation (approximate):

Predator (if known):

Livestock species:

__ Cattle       __ Goat       __ Horse       __ Poultry

__ Sheep       __ Swine       __ Other

Number of animals killed:

Number of animals injured:

Value of loss: $_______

Why is this loss considered predation? Please check all that apply.

__ Witnessed predation
__ Bite marks under neck/chin
__ Bite marks on back/top of neck
__ Predator tracks/sign
__ Bite marks on flank/hind quarter
__ Other causes ruled out
__ Other (please specify):

Which of the following methods have you attempted to reduce predation? Please check all that apply.

__ Barn/Shed
__ Night penning
__ Fencing
__ Noise/frightening devices
__ Trapping
__ Shooting
__ Guard dog/animal
__ I have never had a problem
__ Other (please specify):

 Additional comments:


Thank you for providing this information. If you should have any questions, please contact Robin Dyer, USDA/Wildlife Services at 207.629.5181. 

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