An inside look at N.J.’s only commercial bison farm

CAROLINE FASSETT / NJ.COM – On a cool, blue-skied October morning, Erick and Kristen Doyle stood on the outside of a thin wired fence, on the other side of which a pack of bison quietly munched on a small mound of hay.

“She has a cracked horn. She probably got in a fight with another girl, and that’s how that happened,” Kristen said. “Some people used to dehorn them, to keep the girls from hazing each other. But it’s part of their skull; there’s a vein that goes all the way to the tip of that horn. So it’s better for them to just have the horn.” …

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