The Secret Empire of Kill Buyer Mike McBarron

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 10:15
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Mike McBarron is a long-term slaughter horse buyer and horse trader based out of Forney, TX. Having been active as a kill buyer for decades, McBarron has a lengthy history of violating the Commercial Transport of Equines to Slaughter Regulations.

McBarron originally was conducting business in partnership with Trent Wayne Ward as T&M Horse Company. Afterwards, he started to collaborate with Mitch Stanley from Hamburg, AR and subsequently formed M & M Livestock.

Mike McBarron is also one of the largest kill buyers in the country and has a whole network of horse traders in multiple states working for him, who ensure that McBarron is able to provide thousands of horses to the Mexican slaughter plants each month. Additionally, McBarron has teamed up with a broker program, which also sells hundreds of his horses each month to increase his profits. Since April of 2015, Mike McBarron also operates his own trucking company, M & M Farms (DOT 2597695).

Animals’ Angels has spent the last 2 years documenting his empire and learning more about his business activities. 

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