Kill Sales or Not! You tell me! - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horse Protection

Kill Sales or Not! You tell me!

This is a discussion on Kill Sales or Not! You tell me! within the Horse Protection forums, part of the Horse Resources category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-10-2010, 11:10 PM
Originally Posted by lilkitty90    
i got to vale all the time and there are no kill buyers allowed there at all. Idk about all the others though.
But how would they know? Just curious... I mean if I came and bought some horses how does the sale know what my plans are for them?
Sponsored Links
    09-10-2010, 11:17 PM
Green Broke
Because they know the background of the people there. And no kill buyers are allowed. And considering most kill buyers buy per pound and they don't sell horses by pound.
    09-11-2010, 09:17 AM
Originally Posted by lilkitty90    
because they know the background of the people there. And no kill buyers are allowed. And considering most kill buyers buy per pound and they don't sell horses by pound.
You are right, they do buy by the pound but they do know how to estimate the weight of any horse. By the horse that is cheap and they are cheap right now. I have seen a horse (stud) rode into a sale that was only at $125 and still no bid. The kill buyers didn't buy him, he was not no saled, but he could have been bid on by the kill buyer and would have went home with him. This was a well known stud from NE that was brought to a sale in SD. Just saying that I don't believe you can totally keep away a kill buyer. I believe they are at each and every auction at sometime and will buy the horse that doesn't sell and the owner doesn't no sale it. I am not sure how they can know the background of each and every buyer. I think that would be next to impossible.

Jmho! An owner that cares about their horse will never sell at an auction. You have no control over the buyer and could be sending that horse into a situation worse than a slaughter house.
    09-22-2010, 02:19 AM
I live in PA, and I don't know why I upset myself going to the New Holland auction, but for some reason I used to. There are kill buyers there, but they do not seem to pay over $100 for your average sized horse, a little more for a draft.

It is pretty obvious who the kill buyers are when they bid and win $50 horses who are dead lame and buy a lot of them. It would be nice to think that they are rescues, but I am not quite thinking that.

auction, horse slaughter, kill, sale

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Im going to kill this cat! travlingypsy Other Pets 36 04-01-2009 11:27 PM
Boxing Day Sales my2geldings General Off Topic Discussion 13 12-28-2008 05:42 PM
I want to buy a kill horse whitetrashwarmblood Horse Talk 33 12-01-2008 10:11 PM
Riding/ Sales Critique Just Jump It Horse Riding Critique 7 08-14-2008 01:16 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:02 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0