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One View: BLM should use PZP to rein in wild horse population

Publication date: June 1, 2016
Reno-Gazette Journal
Part of the USA Today Network
Allen Rutberg, PhD and John Turner, Jr, PhD
“The Bureau of Land Management has a tough job managing wild horses. If they propose a gather, or don’t gather enough, they get sued…” Drs. Rutberg and Turner discuss using the PZP (porcine zona pellucida) contraceptive vaccine to manage the wild horse populations.
Allen Rutberg, PhD is director for the Center for Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. John Turner, Jr, PhD is professor of physiology and pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences.