Helicopters started flying on 11/27/18. Results through 11/29/18:
- Horses gathered 185
- Horse deaths 2
- Horses returned to range 0
The wild horse population was approximately ten times AML at the beginning of the roundup, which affected ‘other mandated uses’ of the land.
See also this story posted today by The Ely Times.
When the gather is complete, the horses will be at 2X AML, consuming maybe twenty percent of the AUMs on the HMA. Livestock will receive the rest. If people understood this, the overpopulation narrative would fall to the ground, taking the fertility control programs with it.