Ten cattle died on one Texas ranch where 82 cattle were seized, while another ranch in Texas had eight head die and six cattle confiscated. All of the cattle are believed to have been deprived of water or feed.
Former CEO for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Wayne Pacelle, is at odds with his previous employer after HSUS sided with organizations representing farmers and ranchers in the debate on wild horses.
Farmers in Texas and other areas experiencing drought are in dire need of hay supplies and dryland crops are burning up. Because of this, grain farmers are abandoning their grain crops and baling them for cattle feed.