Shawave Roundup, Day 5

The daily reports indicate 675 wild horses gathered through August 7.  No burros have been captured and seven deaths have occurred (1%).

Foals accounted for 20.4% of the total.

On August 5, 44 mares were treated with contraceptives.  A booster will be applied after 30 days, followed by return to the HMA.

The goal is remove 1,600 horses and 200 burros from the HMA, which represents about 28% of the land in the Blue Wing Complex.

RELATED: Shawave Roundup, Day 3.

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