Eagle Roundup Day 17

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through January 22:

  • Horses captured: 558, up from 509 on Day 15
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 9, up from 8 on Day 15
  • Shipped: 458, no change from Day 15

One death was reported on Day 16, the result of a pre-existing condition.

Only one foal has been caught to date.  Roughly 44% of captured adults are male and 56% are female.  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 91.

Some of the mares are to be treated with contraceptives and returned to the range but no such activity has been reported.

RELATED: Eagle Roundup Day 15.

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