Important Websites:


Important Contact Personnel and Agencies:

  • USDA Wildlife Services: 866-4USDAWS / 866-487-3297
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Permits: Joe Cain, 502-495-7738
  • Kentucky Department Fish and Wildlife Resources: 1-800-858-1549
  • Currently (Summer 2016) Pictures of Potential Vulture Depredation can be sent to: KDFWR Biologist Kate Slankard email: 

Literature Cited:

  • Avery, M. L., and J. L. Cummings. 2004. Livestock depredations by black vultures and golden eagles. USDA National Wildlife Research Center- Staff Publications. Paper 76.
  • Buckley, N. J.  1999.  Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)In The Birds of North America No. 402 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. 24pp.
  • Seamans, T. W. 2004. Response of roosting Turkey Vultures to a vulture effigy. Ohio Journal of Science 104:136-138.
  • Reducing Damage Caused by Vultures. United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspections Service Program Ai No. 1860.