The Montana Solution inhibits fertilization by creating anti-zona pellucida antibodies which bind to the zona pellucida of the oocyte, alter their conformation, and block sperm attachment to the zona pellucida receptors, according to the pesticide fact sheet provided by the EPA.
If this is true, why don’t mares bear fruit when the injections are stopped, after four to five successive years of treatment?
The herd on the Maryland side of Assateague Island should have doubled in the six years since the darting program was shut off. The population at the time was around 80, according to the chart provided by the Park Service.
As of yesterday, the population was 78.
Mares that don’t return to normal function are labeled “self-boosting” by the advocates, suggesting they produce their own antibodies, when in reality their ovaries have been destroyed, or nearly so.
This is not a defect, it is part of the plan.
The advocates treat their cherished horses and burros the way you treat your cherished ants and roaches.
Don’t give them a penny.