Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In Us

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month....

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    American Indians long before Columbus had slaughtered and butchered ... They had dogs for transport but horses were still unknown in America.
    07/6/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • Slaughter farms under scrutiny - Tampa Tribune
    Couto told Hillsborough deputies that horses were being brought into the county by the truckload to be slaughtered and sold for human...
    07/6/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Link
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    Appaloosas key in Nez Percé story The Appaloosa horses that the Nez Percé had bred were either slaughtered or kept by the soldiers or set...
    07/6/2014 - 1:48 pm | View Link
  • Jean Barton: California Beef Improvement Association tour - Red Bluff Daily News
    ... shelter, feed, water, and how animals are slaughtered is audited. ... They raise Timothy hay for the race horses and it has high protein , ...
    07/5/2014 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • Stiffer fines, imprisonment eyed to stop dog meat trade - Manila Bulletin
    ... of carcass or food animals which were slaughtered from unregistered ... cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, poultry, rabbits, carabaos, horses, deer ...
    07/4/2014 - 2:23 pm | View Link
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  • Colt of the course
    “Sher Dil! Sher Dil!,” shouts the crowd at the Karachi Race Club (KRC). It is just past 3.30pm on the third Sunday of May and Sher Dil has just trotted out to the starting gate, standing tall among his competitors.
    06/1/2014 - 8:41 am | View Link
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    05/27/2014 - 1:38 pm | View Link
  • Five slaughtered heroes come home
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    05/26/2014 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Horse in poor condition rescued from Colne
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    05/24/2014 - 10:25 am | View Link
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  • Parker teens rescue horses from slaughter
    PARKER – A group of teens with special needs was able to rescue four horses and a donkey from a livestock auction where a majority of the buyers would have shipped the animals to Canada or Mexico – where they would have been slaughtered. The group of ...
    07/22/2014 - 12:04 am | View Link
  • Fewer horses slaughtered in abattoirs last year
    The number of horses slaughtered at licensed abattoirs more than halved last year as a result of the horse meat scandal, new figures from the Department of Agriculture show. Some 24,363 horses were slaughtered in 2012, compared with 10,711 last year.
    01/10/2014 - 9:26 pm | View Link
  • After a life of hard labour, the butcher's knife awaits: The thousands of horses being slaughtered for their meat in Romania for a £100 a time
    Caked in mud and tethered by rope in the tiny yard of a rundown farm, this is one of tens of thousands of horses that face slaughter in Romania every year for their meat. Once seven-year-old mare Sabarel can no longer carry out the demanding work of a ...
    02/11/2013 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Horse meat scandal: How horses slaughtered in Romania end up on British plates
    For a struggling Romanian farmer, the sale of a horse to an abattoir can provide a welcome boost. But, 1,500 miles away, the discovery of that meat in frozen food products in British supermarkets has sparked the biggest food crisis in more than a decade.
    02/9/2013 - 7:30 pm | View Link
  • Slaughtered Horses Found In SW Miami-Dade Field
    SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – Animal activists have made a ... Friday morning, while they were investigating the scene of the slaughtered horse, an employee with the Animal Recovery Mission found the remains of a second horse in the same area ...
    11/2/2012 - 4:05 am | View Link
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  • Horse Slaughter : The Humane Society of the United States
    Each year, more than 100,000 American horses—working, racing and companion horses and even children’s ponies—are inhumanely transported long distances in ...
    07/28/2014 - 10:55 am | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter | Habitat For Horses
    Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (AHSPA). Habitat for Horses has played a part in several attempts to end horse slaughter and we will continue to do so until the ...
    07/28/2014 - 9:36 am | View Website
  • Horse slaughter
    Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses to produce meat for consumption. Human beings have consumed horse meat since the earliest days of human history ...
    07/28/2014 - 1:30 am | View Website
  • Horse slaughter
    Horse slaughter and horsemeat: the facts. A collaboration "for the horses" by . Connie from California EquusEditorial . and . Eva from Queensland AnimalWelfare
    07/27/2014 - 9:38 am | View Website
    Horse Slaughter - A detailed study of horse slaughter and those who promote horse slaughter and make money from the killing of American horses for human consumption
    07/27/2014 - 1:52 am | View Website
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