Six reports, partially redacted, have been posted to the Colorado HMA page.
The illness claimed the lives of 146 wild horses at the facility.
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A bale of alfalfa-grass mix fetched $36 today at the local feed store, 20 bales minimum, no change from November. The single-bale price was $37.
The average horse would need around five bales per month, putting the cost of feed at $180 per AUM.
As for the concentrates, in 50-pound sacks, Equine Senior was $35 and rice bran pellets went for $30 each.
Layena Crumbles, for chickens, sold for $29.
The one-horse pony says his policies are working, which would be true if the goal is to put average American families out of business.
Meanwhile, on the range, the new grazing fee should be announced within days.
Ranchers currently pay $1.35 per AUM to feed their livestock on public lands, a bit less than what they’re paying on private lands, including their own, which explains why they want more wild horses crammed into feedlots at taxpayer expense.
RELATED: No Change in Price of Hay.
News reports said the storm on December 31 dumped five inches of rain in a 24-hour period.
That’s equivalent to 135,771 gallons, or 563 tons, on a one-acre parcel.
The ranch covers 20 acres, for a total of 2.7 million gallons.
Your host spent most of the day cleaning drains and trenches to alleviate flooding.
The creek across the street, which drains a much larger area, was gushing.
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You know you got a lot of rain when the level in your water buckets went up over the last 24 hours and you couldn’t fill them if you wanted to. Photos taken today.
If you find something you like at Home Depot, go buy another one because when you need to replace it, they won’t have it.
The 18″ True Temper rake discussed previously has been out of stock for over a year but a nearby store had them on December 24, so I bought three.
They were $16 each two years ago but the price last week was $20.
Over the summer the local garden center had similar model by Flexrake. Price was $35.
It’s listed as Vale/Geldings in the November Facility Report, covering 47,883 total acres, including 41,882 deeded acres, with a capacity of 1,000 horses, plus cattle.
More information by listing agent.
The seller, a 2009 Powerball winner, doubled his money in the transaction, according to a story by the Dakota Free Press.
The buyer is Kansas-based farm and ranching outfit J-Six South Dakota Land Holdings.
The article did not say if the new owners would continue to stockpile wild horses.
RELATED: Roughing It on the Range.
When you give your horse a kiss, some of her fur sticks to your lips.
The manufacturer issued a recall on Friday and the FDA issued a warning yesterday, according to a story by AP News.
The product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, an organism that causes botulism.
Hopefully the volunteers at Mustang Camp, destination of the Mesa Verde horses, will inspect the cubes they use to
bribe train the animals.
Mom-baby pair adopted 2015.
Eight mares and four geldings will be ready for adoption in the next two weeks, according to a story by The Journal of Cortez, CO.
The program features a reverse incentive: You pay them $1,000.
Training consists of bribing them with alfalfa cubes. Traditional methods, such as release of pressure, apparently are foreign concepts to the staff at Mustang Camp.
How is that going to work when you bring one of them home and you’re not a subscriber to their methods?
The report hasn’t been posted to YouTube but you can view it at CBS News.
The compound is listed as “Riverton Prison” in the September facility report.
This chart indicates that public lands in the western U.S. can support many more horses than the government admits and explains why so many are being forced therefrom.
Imagine the possibilities when most of your costs are subsidized by American taxpayers.
The BLM Facility Report refers to it as “Lander,” with a capacity of 225 horses, one of four long-term pastures open to the public.
Unadopted and unadoptable horses, most of whom were removed from their lawful homes in favor of privately owned livestock, are sent there to die.
The Wind River Sanctuary was established in 2016 on the 900-acre Double D Ranch near Lander, WY. Tours are available by appointment.
Contrary to remarks in the video, overpopulation means more horses than allowed by plan, not necessarily more horses than the land can support.
At the North Lander Complex, not far from the sanctuary, livestock receive over seven times more forage than the horses.
The four HMAs in the Complex can support four thousand more horses than the BLM allows, to be achieved by confining the ranchers to their base properties in a year-round off-season and expecting them to pay the going rate to feed their animals.
The film includes footage from the McCullough Peaks HMA, where a similar situation exists, but the advocates are going after the horses with their favorite pesticide, referred to on these pages as the Montana Solution.
The problem is resource management, not humane management.
A bale of alfalfa-grass mix was $36 today, 20 bales minimum, no increase since July.
“That’s great news, I’m voting Democrat.”
But it’s up 89% since July of 2021.
“Forget that, I’m voting Republican.”
RELATED: Price of Hay Unchanged.
A bale of alfalfa-grass mix was $36 today, the same as July and August, 20 bales minimum.
The single-bale price was $37, also unchanged.
The price in July last year was $19 per bale, 20 bales minimum.
The average horse would need five bales per month, putting the cost of feed at $180 per AUM.
The public-lands ranchers currently pay $1.35 per AUM, a price that’s been stuck in a time capsule with only minor adjustments since the 1960s.
Taxpayers pick up the tab for the removal, processing and stockpiling of wild horses, allowing them to profit handsomely from this government giveaway.
One of their greatest fears is paying market rates to feed their animals.
RELATED: Price of Hay Hits New Record.
The slaughterhouse repeatedly violated humane handling practices during two inspections in March, according to a story posted yesterday by Nevada Current.
The facility, operated by the University of Nevada at Reno, lets students get first-hand experience in meat production, retail distribution and packaging.
The University is not known for its friendly attitude toward wild horses.
Bitless is better. Auction begins at 6 PM today, pacific time.
Displaced from their home range by permitted grazing and placed into the inmate training program, two geldings and a mare will be offered in an online auction hosted by the BLM on July 14, from 6 to 8 PM pacific time.
Details at the R3C adoption page.
A bale of alfalfa-grass mix was $36 today, 20 bales minimum, up from $30 per bale on June 4, a 20% increase in just four weeks. The single-bale price was $37.
The price was $19 per bale a year ago.
The average horse would need five bales per month, which works out to $180 per AUM.
The $1,000 adoption incentive would keep your mustang fed for five to six months.
The price of forage to the public-lands ranchers has not changed in the past year, $1.35 per AUM.
Better to cram more wild horses into the feedlots and stick the taxpayers with the bill.
RELATED: Hay Available But Unaffordable.
They are mineral accumulations around a foreign object that form round, triangular, or flat stones inside the bowel of a horse, usually over the course of several years.
They originate in the large colon and can lead to colic.
Refer to this Q&A by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
The stones in the following photos were passed by a mare earlier this week, two on June 20 and two on June 21.
Symptoms began on June 19, including loss of appetite, restlessness, laying down.
The incident was preceded by diarrhea and appears to be resolving but is not over.
Enteroliths are associated with diets that are high in magnesium and protein, present in alfalfa, a staple for wild horses in off-range corrals.
The mare is a registered Paint and is 12 years old.