Best Place to See Oregon Wild Horses Is In the BLM Corrals?

That’s what the writer of a letter to the Pagosa Daily Post was told.

As for the number of livestock allowed on America’s public lands, the figure offered by the writer is a fairly good estimate.

The BLM sells about 12 million AUMs per year to public-lands ranchers.  If you assume an average grazing season of six months per year, that’s two million cow/calf pairs.

That forage would support one million wild horses, enough to empty all of the off-range corrals and long-term pastures twenty times over.

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