Eagle Roundup Day 5

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through January 10:

  • Horses captured: 195
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 3
  • Shipped: 77

Three horses were put down on Day 4 due to pre-existing conditions.  They would likely be alive today if it wasn’t for the roundup.

No youngsters have been gathered.  Roughly 44% of captured adults were males and 56% were females.  Some of the mares are probably within a few weeks of foaling.

Body condition scores are not known.

The HMA of origin was not reported.  Three HMAs are involved in the roundup.

The number of unaccounted-for animals is 115.  The contractor is probably holding them on site.

Some of the mares will be returned to the range after treatment with contraceptives.

RELATED: Eagle Roundup Day 3.

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