I don't know if this has made national news but there is a proposed horse slaughter plant that could be going in 30 miles from me. I am all for it as there are 100's of abused and neglected horses in just our area that would be better off dead. it would also add 40-50 jobs to the local community but the idea of such a plant is driving people out in large numbers against it. I laugh at some of the arguments. I am just curious what you all think about such a plant?
The mistake they made was setting it up at the entrance off the four lane to the town. Right now it seems its going in somewhere in SW Missouri.
They just picked the wrong location in MT Grove Missouri. I expect it will be at private land within a few miles off the four lane highway. Rather than the towns industral complex.
FYI Dr. Temple Grandin was doing speaking events about her topics such as slaughter practices with in 70 miles of the meeting of this slaughter plant and she was not invited or refused to speak. The site the slaughter group propsed was next to a brand new farm equipment dealership as well as a multi brand new car and truck dealership.
Last I heard its going in heck or high water.
The family that is behind it locally are cattle traders and own several sale barns in the area. The leaders of these communities on Hwy 60 have been wanting a slaughter plant of some kind for sometime now. They tried a cow plant a few years ago. Wondering if the byprodcts or offal would be used somewhere locally in another aspect of the business.