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        05-31-2012, 11:05 AM
      #11
    Green Broke
    A year ago someone bred those mares & now they were sent to slaughter. Just think of what those poor mares are going through. The babies would have gone too if they had been big enough.
    Disgusting.
         
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        05-31-2012, 11:13 AM
      #12
    Yearling
    To bad! They all look quite cute! The person selling them should really get better pictures of each foal to have a better chance of selling them.
         
        05-31-2012, 11:17 AM
      #13
    Weanling
    That's horrible! Hope the foals get good homes, I would take one if I could!
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        05-31-2012, 11:33 AM
      #14
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by natisha    
    A year ago someone bred those mares & now they were sent to slaughter. Just think of what those poor mares are going through. The babies would have gone too if they had been big enough.
    Disgusting.
    I take it you called and asked if they were going to slaughter or is that a uneducated guess? Why does everything come to slaughter, that is how people make it look bad.
         
        05-31-2012, 12:53 PM
      #15
    Yearling
    Sick, poor babies :(. I'd also take them if I lived anywhere close, which I don't.
         
        05-31-2012, 01:22 PM
      #16
    Yearling
    ETD: deleted post cause this ain't the place for a debate on how anyone can make slaughter look good
         
        05-31-2012, 01:23 PM
      #17
    Started
    Wowza... sad for them. :(
         
        05-31-2012, 01:26 PM
      #18
    Green Broke
    Awe this just breaks my heart
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        05-31-2012, 02:22 PM
      #19
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by cowboy bowhunter    
    I take it you called and asked if they were going to slaughter or is that a uneducated guess? Why does everything come to slaughter, that is how people make it look bad.
    I think slaughter makes the most sense in this situation. Had it been a tragedy, there wouldn't be 5 foals together. And they stated the mares were bought without the goals. Who else buys 5 mares and discards the foals at 1 1/2 months old? Had it been a private auction buyer, they wouldn't have left the foals.

    All the pieces fit that the mares were purchased and the foals were too small to be of weight worth.
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        05-31-2012, 02:42 PM
      #20
    mls
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThirteenAcres    
    I think slaughter makes the most sense in this situation.

    Who else buys 5 mares and discards the foals at 1 1/2 months old? Had it been a private auction buyer, they wouldn't have left the foals.

    All the pieces fit that the mares were purchased and the foals were too small to be of weight worth.
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    Could be someone wanted the mares but not the generic foals. Yes - it does happen. Mares could be headed for a PUM farm or even nurse mares.

    Also - how does the CL ad poster know the foals are 6 weeks old?

    Lots of holes here.
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