BLM to begin Palomino Buttes emergency wild horse gather
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District Office will conduct an emergency wild horse gather within the Weaver Lake portion of the Palomino Buttes Herd Management Area (HMA) this week. This emergency gather is due to lack of water within this portion of the HMA.
Once captured, precaution will be given to slowly introduce water to these animals to reduce the likelihood of water intoxication or colic. A veterinarian will be on site to monitor animal condition and make recommendations for treatment of weak or poor condition horses.Read the full article and discuss it »