I have been on the side of animal rights for years and know very well what is going on with wild horses. PZP is a fertility control drug that could be one of the keys that help KEEP wild horses in the wild! Friends Of Animals are a horrible organization! They did not even bother to collaborate or even talk with other advocates that have worked HARD to try and find a solution with the BLM! Fertility control program can help keep these horses wild and free. Friends of Animals is setting the course for these horses to be rounded up, separated, gelded and housed in government pens and possible slaughter for the older ones that are sold!!!
I have been blocked from commenting on their facebook page. Their legal action to stop the fertility control program puts these horses in DANGER! This group FOA is reckless.
Source: Scott Sonner – AP Reporter
“Administration of PZP to these wild horses is hereby suspended, pending further review,”
RENO, Nev. – Under the threat of another legal battle, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has pulled the plug on a public-private partnership in northern Nevada aimed at shrinking the size of a wild horse herd through the use of contraceptives, according to documents The Associated Press obtained on Tuesday.
BLM officials confirmed they have suspended the pilot fertility-control project southeast of Carson City pending completion of additional environmental analysis.
Unlike most conflicts over mustangs that pit protection groups against ranchers, the dispute in Nevada’s Pine Nut Mountains has divided horse advocates themselves over the appropriate use of fertility-control drugs on the range.
The federal agency approved the pilot project in 2014 working with the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign and the Gardnerville-based Pine Nut Wild Horse Advocates to treat…
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