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"...regarding the slaughter of horses, especially for human consumption. You can rest assured that Farnam as a company, and Rick (Blomquist) as a horse owner and animal advocate, does not believe in that."
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Horse Slaughter Plants in the U.S. and Canada

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Horse Slaughter Statistics

The only 2 remaining horse slaughterhouses in the United States are located in Texas.
Dallas Crown horse slaughterhouse in Kaufman, TX slaughters horses for Japan, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Mexico. Dallas Crown Packaging is a Belgian owned horse slaughterhouse in Kaufman, TX Slaughters horses for Italy, Japan, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Mexico. Switzerland and Belgium purchase the largest quantity of horsemeat.

Telephone (972) 932-3436
Fax (972) 932-3062

Dallas Crown

Bel-Tex Corporation is a French owned horse slaughterhouse in business for 27 years.

3801 N. Grove Street
Ft. Worth, Texas 76106

Phone:(817) 624-1136
Fax.:(817) 624-4594

1,496 Miles From New Holland, PA

Bel-Tex also sells Ostrich meat.

Eric Nauwelaers

Bel-Tex horse slaughterhouse in Fort Worth, TX.

Recently Closed U.S. Horse Slaughter Plants!

Central Nebaska Packing
North Platte NE
1, 440 Miles From New Holland, PA

Cavel, Int.
DeKalb, IL
Approximately 790 Miles From New Holland, PA

(Note: Citizen groups in 2 towns turned away Cavel's attempt to relocate)

Cavel's plant was destroyed by fire in 2002. Cavel blames it on "animal rights activists" The ATF is investigating the fire and until their report states that animal rights activists burned the plant, any statement by Cavel is suspect. Cavel's plant in Redmond, OR was also destroyed by fire. Arson for insurance is another possibility. Cavel is relocating to Canada.

Canadian Slaughterhouses

Barton Feeders Company Limited
also doing business as:

  • Georgian Exports Inc.
  • Scarboro Meat Packers Inc.
  • Owen Sound, Ontairo 
 572 Miles From New Holland, PA.

Reportedly Barton Feeders specializes in draft horses.
According to an article that appeared in the Williamsport, Sun Gazette, Arlow Kiehl of Watertown, NY buys horses for Barton Feeders.

Yamatra Import - Export Inc. 
Yamachiche, Quebec 

Approximately 557 Miles From New Holland, PA. 

Viande Richelieu Inc. / Richelieu Meat Inc. 
Massueville, Quebec

Reportedly Nickerson Livestock , Bainbridge, NY purchases horses for Viande Richelieu.

Bouvry Export Calgary Limited 
Fort Macleod, Alberta   

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