Several days ago I told you about the ongoing mess of Nursing Mares with babies, weanlings, orphans and yearlings that were dumped into a Nevada feedlot killpen by a single, negligent breeder.
One woman and her army of do-gooders has been working around the clock to try to find homes for these horses.
You readers have been sending great thoughts and donations to help the cause. Bravo!
Unfortunately, for the last 16, their time has run out. Today is their last day.
There are 3 mare pairs (nursing mares and their foals) and 3 youngsters left in the killpen today. 47 others have been placed.
They need bail (and transportation funds). But let’s just deal with bail…
Bail for 2 youngsters (meat prices) 225 x 2 = $450
Bail for 3 mares with foals (meat prices) $450 x 3 = $1350
Total needed: $1800
WHAT HAS THE BUCKET FUND DONE SO FAR?
So far this month, we’ve collected $725 that went for the last group of babies (from the same breeder) to be fed while waiting on the lot to be transported to safety. (That batch of babies are all safe and in their new foster homes.)
This week, we’ve already collected $1118 for transportation of the already sponsored horses to go to the Southern California Rescue. This is wonderful! But, I just hate to leave any of them behind!
WHY WERE THESE 3 YOUNGSTERS and 3 MARE/FOAL PAIRS LEFT OUT?
I really don’t know because I think they are very interestingly colored! But, to be honest, the photos of the mares are not that great…
You see, sometimes ‘Private Parties’ designate which horses they want to be saved with their particular donations. That is what happened here. The ‘cuter’ horses were saved first. Unfortunately, these final 9 didn’t work their way into any donator’s heart – yet.
OUR OPPORTUNITY TO HELP – RIGHT NOW – AS WE SPEAK!
We can help these youngsters and their wonderful human helpers by paying these last bails, transporting them (gas and food/hotel for the drivers) and perhaps giving medical attention where needed.
So, if it feels right to you, please support these last babies! And by doing so, you ‘atta boy’ all the people on the ground who are working today to save their lives.
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