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Are you pro-slaughter? POLL

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View Poll Results: Are you pro-slaughter
I am pro-slaughter 161 66.53%
I am anti-slaughter 69 28.51%
I don't know yet 12 4.96%
Voters: 242. You may not vote on this poll

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    01-09-2012, 08:56 PM
  #51
Green Broke
I'm pro-slaughter.. Like many have said, it's the lesser of two evils.
     
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    01-09-2012, 10:53 PM
  #52
Trained
Well good luck. The inspection money is not going to be there.

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    01-09-2012, 11:11 PM
  #53
Banned
Pretty sure they'll figure it out....
     
    01-10-2012, 02:05 AM
  #54
Super Moderator
Sure it will be there. If nothing else, the plants will pay for it like the offered to in 2007.

By the way, They already DO NOT use double deckers for horse transport. They MUST all be hauled in 'floor trucks' now.

Also, it might interest you that the biggest hauler that used to use double deck trucks was the Federal Government. They used to haul all of the mustangs out of Nevada and other western states in double deck trailers. I live 30 miles from the big mustang pens in Pauls Valley, OK and they all were hauled that way until they changed transport laws.

Celeste -- if you are against wasting tax payers' money, why don't you rail against the waste of money that supports 30,000 mustangs in permanent holding facilities? Why should we (the tax payers) pay for feeding 15 and 20 year old geldings that have no use of any kind, except eat for another 10 years. The cost, this year alone, is anticipated to be more than $70,000,000.00. Yes, that is 70 million dollars. Justify that to me please?
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    01-10-2012, 04:38 AM
  #55
Foal
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Originally Posted by FreeDestiny    
I think I'm on a side of, I don't like the idea of slaughter, but I'd rather it than horses starve or be neglected. So I'm neither pro nor anti-slaughter.
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I agree...I know some people love rabbits but we eat'em as well as other animals but a horse...
     
    01-10-2012, 01:11 PM
  #56
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Cherie    
Sure it will be there. If nothing else, the plants will pay for it like the offered to in 2007.

By the way, They already DO NOT use double deckers for horse transport. They MUST all be hauled in 'floor trucks' now.

Also, it might interest you that the biggest hauler that used to use double deck trucks was the Federal Government. They used to haul all of the mustangs out of Nevada and other western states in double deck trailers. I live 30 miles from the big mustang pens in Pauls Valley, OK and they all were hauled that way until they changed transport laws.

Celeste -- if you are against wasting tax payers' money, why don't you rail against the waste of money that supports 30,000 mustangs in permanent holding facilities? Why should we (the tax payers) pay for feeding 15 and 20 year old geldings that have no use of any kind, except eat for another 10 years. The cost, this year alone, is anticipated to be more than $70,000,000.00. Yes, that is 70 million dollars. Justify that to me please?
Thank you for clarifying that about the transport, it's a step in the right direction USDA Tightens Slaughter Horse Transport Rules | American Horse Council
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    01-10-2012, 02:09 PM
  #57
Weanling
At least something is being done, and if this can provide more jobs for the US - I hoose horse slaughter over human hardships. I hate it as much as any horse lover, but it's possibly a new version of necessity.
     
    01-10-2012, 02:23 PM
  #58
Trained
Pro.
Last night on the local news they were BEGGING for money and adoptions for local abandoned/neglected/starving horses. All were either seized or found wandering the streets in search of grass. The rescues and shelters are receiving dozens of calls daily for help, with no end in sight, no funds available, and there wasn't a single horse I looked at that was suitable for training. They were mostly untrained 15-20+ year olds.
For right now I see it as the only option.
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    01-10-2012, 02:34 PM
  #59
Super Moderator
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Originally Posted by FlyGap    
Pro.
Last night on the local news they were BEGGING for money and adoptions for local abandoned/neglected/starving horses. All were either seized or found wandering the streets in search of grass. The rescues and shelters are receiving dozens of calls daily for help, with no end in sight, no funds available, and there wasn't a single horse I looked at that was suitable for training. They were mostly untrained 15-20+ year olds.
For right now I see it as the only option.
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Isn't it the obvious option. Everything dies at some point, and better dead than suffering. It is no good, I really don't understand why this is an issue when cattle and other animals are slaughtered without fuss and potential suffering.
     
    01-10-2012, 02:47 PM
  #60
Trained
Yes.
One of the ladies talking threw up her hands in desperation. Three horses behind her had been looked at several times to adopt. All three were older, had issues, and unhandled. They were offering them free to a good home and still people were passing on them. Then she asked for donations for feed and hay!!!! Why not send them "off" and try to help other more suitable horses instead of continuing to feed those... It's so sad but necessary.
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