Since 2019 they’ve been stalking the mares across 300,000 acres in western Nevada and destroying their ovaries with a restricted-use pesticide.
Next year they’ll refer the animals as self-boosting, a code word for sterile.
Their goal is to win the approval of the bureaucrats and ranchers and spread the destruction over a much larger area, moving them into the upper echelon of the wild horse removal industry.
That’s how they protect wild horses.
But you won’t see any of that in this article about the Virginia Range darting program.
The story said that advocates with the Campaign Against America’s Wild Horses announced yesterday that their four-year long fertility control effort is reducing births and could set a new model for managing wild herds but did not say where or how the announcement was made.
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Are any of the mares left to reproduce or any of the stallions returned not gelded?