Originally Posted by smrobs
I believe that coyotes only go for larger animals (anything bigger than a weanling calf) out of desperation. I don't believe that coyotes would try or even be able to drive a full grown cow into a fence to the point where she got tangled and died. We've got millions of coyotes around my area and other than the occasional foal/calf or smaller pet like a cat or a dog, nobody has ever lost any stock to them.
Ah - the average weaning weight of a beef calf is about 500 pounds. . .