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MDC opens gate on second elk cohort; This year’s crop of elk increased by 10 before even leaving the pen.

Posted By Stith, Bertie On June 27, 2012 @ 2:25 pm In Headline News | No Comments

Missouri’s free-ranging elk herd got a boost Tuesday, as the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) released 33 elk at Peck Ranch Conservation Area (CA) in Carter County. Another release of 13 elk is planned for Saturday on neighboring land in the elk-restoration zone.

In May, MDC brought 35 elk from Kentucky and placed them in holding pens at Peck Ranch CA. Since then, 11 of the elk cows have produced

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