There is no arguing with cowboy logic!
The Sierra Club and the US Forest Service were presenting an
alternative to Wyoming ranchers for controlling the coyote population.
It seems that after years of the ranchers using the tried and true
methods of shooting and/or trapping the predator, the tree-huggers had
a "more humane" solution. What they proposed was for the animals to be
captured alive, the males castrated and let loose again and the
population would be controlled.
This was ACTUALLY proposed to the Wyoming Wool and Sheep Grower'*
Association by the Sierra Club and the USFS. All of the ranchers
thought about this amazing idea for a couple of minutes.
Finally, an old boy in back stood up, tipped his hat back and said,
"Son, I don't think you understand the problem. Those coyotes ain't
*uckin' our sheep - they're eatin' 'em."