ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - About 270 of the 1,000 cattle found starving on a ranch near Fort Summer, have been moved to greener pasture.
The livestock board loaded up the cows from Double V Ranch Tuesday, transporting about 270 of them so far to a facility in Clayton.
The board hopes to have all of the cattle there by the weekend.
Officials say they received an anonymous tip about the problem a couple of weeks ago.
At least 25 cows were found dead.
At last check, authorities were still looking for the ranch owner , 69-year-old Richard Evans.
There's a warrant out for his arrest on more than two dozen counts of extreme animal cruelty.
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