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    Here's an anecdote that shows both sides of the animal rights equation.

    Eric

    The Sierra Club and the U..S. Forest Service were presenting an alternative to
    Wyoming ranchers for controlling the coyote population. It seems that after
    years of the ranchers using the tried and true methods of shooting and/or
    trapping the predators, the tree-huggers had a 'more humane' solution.

    What they proposed was for the animals to be captured alive, the males would
    then be castrated and let loose again. Therefore the population would be
    controlled. This was ACTUALLY proposed to the Wyoming Wool and Sheep Grower's
    Association by the Sierra Club and the USFS.

    All of the ranchers thought about this amazing idea for a couple of minutes.
    Finally, an old boy in the back of the conference room stood up, tipped his hat
    back and said, 'Son, I don't think you understand our problem. Those coyotes
    ain't screwin' our sheep - they're eatin' 'em!'

    You should have been there to hear the roar of laughter.

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    Of course castrating the males that were caught would leave a few very HAPPY guys running the country side.


    You didn't mention what they wanted to do to the females, I suppose they thought they would save money by just getting the males....

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    I saw the title and thought it was about what to do to Gooser.
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    Don't know for sure but I suspect at least a grain of truth.

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    I had an animal rights person suggest to me one time the best way to control urban geese problems was to find the nest and coat the eggs with somethign that would make them not hatch but the goose would still sit on them. My response to her (not exactly PC) was that I assumed she was pro-abortion then......

    Really got her hackles up saying that there was no comparison. Apparently she had not thought it through much.

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    Anybody remember the bounty days? I killed a lot of yotes back in the 70's at $30 a head. Of course, it's not PC, but then again neither am I.
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    If this is true, omg, i have heard everything!

    sure neuter them so my husband can trap them away! The coyotes would think nothing of eating cats, little dogs, and come after the kids anyway. Too many of them around and they get way to close to our house!!

    They have done a number on our deer population too!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gun_Dog2002 View Post



    /Paul

    ps. For extra credit, where is this sign located?
    Wyoming???
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1st retriever View Post
    Wyoming???
    Sorry

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