Red Desert Roundup Day 16

The incident started on October 10.  Gather stats through October 25:

  • Horses captured: 1,060
  • Goal: 2,400
  • Deaths: 3
  • Returned: 90
  • Shipped: 688

No activity on Days 13 and 16 due to weather.  The haul on Day 14 was 263, the largest of the operation so far.  The cumulative totals show 1,062 horses captured.

One death occurred on Day 14 and another on Day 15.

Foals accounted for 22.6% of the total.  The sex ratio of captured adults is approximately 47% males, 53% females.

The reports do not indicate where the horses were captured.  Five HMAs are involved in the roundup.

Body condition scores are not known.

There are 1,060 – 3 – 90 – 688 = 279 unaccounted-for horses.  The contractor may be holding them on site.

RELATED: Red Desert Roundup Day 11.

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