2017 Kansas Wildfires: Wildfire Relief Resources

Wildfire Relief Resources from the High Plains Journal

Looking at the Wildfire by the Numbers

A mature, bred cow, not yet calved, could bring about $1,850

A mature, bred cow, not yet calved, could bring about $1,850.

Losing just 10 bred cows, a single rancher just lost $18,500, or the cost of a used car.

$2,150 Value of a commercial cow-calf pair.

A commercial cow-calf pair has a value of $2,150.

A producer who lost 50 pairs in this fire is out $107,500. That’s about the price of a home in Ford County, Kansas.

Pasture fence costs $3,000 to $10,000 per mile to replace.

Pasture fence–5 to 6 strand barbed wire–costs $3,000 to $10,000 per mile to replace.

Visit the High Plains Journal website for in-depth coverage of the wildfire.

2017-05-01T10:52:53+00:00