Jay Kirkpatrick team get $100K for wild horse fertility control drug PZP

Jay Kilpatrick darts wild mares with PZP

Cross-posted from the Billings-Gazette Written by ZACH BENOIT It’s been a good couple of months for the Science and Conservation Center, a Billings-based nonprofit that develops wildlife contraceptives. The center produces porcine zona pellucida (PZP), which is the active ingredient in a contraceptive vaccine. In February, the Environmental Protection Agency approved the vaccine for use… Continue reading Jay Kirkpatrick team get $100K for wild horse fertility control drug PZP

Water wars threatens wild horses

Assemblyman sponsors A.B. 329 yet received money from Federal Wild Horse and Burro Control Services RENO (February 19, 2012)—Controversy surrounds Nevada Assemblyman and longtime rancher Pete Goicoechea due to his sponsorship of A.B. 329. The bill would redefine wildlife for purposes of access to water to mean any free-living creature that walks, slithers, flies over,… Continue reading Water wars threatens wild horses