New Mexico cattle group wants a more “ethical way” of removing estray cattle

The Gila National Forest has opened public comment on the lethal removal of estray cattle. Last year, the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association settled a lawsuit filed to prevent the aerial shooting of feral cattle in the region.

The group’s President and CEO, Loren Patterson spoke with RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison about where the situation stands today, what issues lethal removal caused for cattlemen, and the misuse of beef and cattle this creates.

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