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Wild horse round-up in Modoc sparks slaughterhouse fears

Published by Jim Schultz, Redding Record Searchlight on Oct 9, 2018

October 8, 2018

A planned month-long roundup of up to 1,000 wild horses from the Modoc National Forest has raised the ire of horse lovers and animal activists nationwide who say the horses could potentially be sold to foreign slaughterhouses.

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Federal officials will round up 1,000 wild horses in California. Some may end up in slaughterhouses

Published by Christina Maxouris & Brandon Griggs, CNN on Oct 9, 2018

October 8, 2018

On Wednesday, officials will begin rounding up 1,000 wild horses from federal land in Northern California and putting them up for sale and adoption.

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Hundreds of wild horses will be rounded up and 'potentially slaughtered' due to a lack of vegetation and water in their forest habitat in Northern California

Published by Leah McDonald, The Daily Mail on Oct 8, 2018

October 5, 2018

An estimated 1,000 wild horses will be rounded up and possibly slaughtered in California due to a lack of vegetation and water.

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California wild horses to be captured, activists fear slaughter

Published by Reuters on Oct 8, 2018

October 5, 2018

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1,000 wild horses to be rounded up in Northern California

Published by Associated Press, The Washington Post on Oct 8, 2018

October 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The U.S. Forest Service is set to round up 1,000 wild horses and says many of them could be sold to distant slaughterhouses.

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FOREST SERVICE PLANS TO ROUND UP HUNDREDS OF WILD HORSES, POTENTIALLY SELL THEM FOR SLAUGHTER

Published by Nicole Rojas, Newsweek on Oct 8, 2018

October 5, 2018

The U.S. Forest Service was reportedly getting ready to round up hundreds of wild horses, and may sell some for slaughter. The “horse gather,” which was scheduled to begin on October 9, will take place in Modoc National Forest in northeast California.

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Hundreds of wild horses in California set for round up, possible slaughter

Published by Andrew Sheeler, Sacramento Bee on Oct 5, 2018

October 4, 2018

In a remote corner of California, the U.S. Forest Service is set to round up a thousand wild horses and acknowledges that many of them could be sold to distant slaughterhouses.

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Activists Sue to Stop Cruel Wild Horse Sterilization Surgeries

Published by Alicia Graef, Care2 on Oct 5, 2018

October 3, 2018

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Clash over wild horses heats up as herds reach highest numbers in program history

Published by Jennifer Brown, Colorado Sun on Oct 2, 2018

September 27, 2018

GRAND JUNCTION — The trap is set. Jim Dollerschell hides up the pink-dirt hill behind the sagebrush and the pinyon pine, not visible from the corral.

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Groups Sue BLM Over Wild Horse Sterilization Plan

Published by Pat Raia, The Horse on Sep 27, 2018

September 25, 2018

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Nonprofits sue to stop 'inhumane' government project to sterilize 100 wild horses

Published by Ellie Kaufman, CNN on Sep 26, 2018

September 25, 2018

(CNN) Nonprofit organizations are taking to the courts to try to stop an Interior Department project that would sterilize up to 100 wild female horses in Oregon through a procedure the groups deem "dangerous" and "inhumane."

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Advocates sue Zinke, BLM to stop 'barbaric' sterilization tests

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Sep 26, 2018

September 24, 2018

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