Concerns about herd size, genetic diversity and inbreeding go away because there is no breeding at all.
With no new foals hitting the ground, death rates increase as the average age of the herds increases.
In the Conger sterilization experiment, mares left their band stallions to breed with bachelors, upsetting the natural order.
Youngsters grow up to rob the public-lands ranchers of their birthright.
With the Montana Solution, the permittees are safe.
The advocates talk about habitat fragmentation but not about herd fragmentation.
Ever notice that?
They give us so much to be thankful for, we really should be more grateful.