Red Desert Roundup Day 19

The event started on October 10.  Gather stats through October 28:

  • Horses captured: 1,311
  • Goal: 2,400
  • Deaths: 4
  • Returned: 115
  • Shipped: 799

No activity on Day 18 due to weather.  One death occurred on Day 19.

Foals accounted for 22.5% of the total.  Of the captured adults, approximately 47% were males and 53% were females.  Body condition scores are not known.

Twenty five horses were returned to their home range over the last few days, bringing the total to 115.  The release may signify the end of gather operations in one the HMAs.

The reports don’t say where the horses were captured or returned.  Five HMAs are involved in the roundup.

There are 393 unaccounted-for horses as of October 28.  The contractor may be holding them on site.

RELATED: Red Desert Roundup Day 16.

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