Eagle Roundup Day 19

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through January 24:

  • Horses captured: 612, up from 558 on Day 17
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 11, up from 9 on Day 17
  • Shipped: 502, up from 458 on Day 17

Two deaths were reported on Day 18, one acute and one chronic.

One foal has been caught to date.  Roughly 45% of captured adults are male and 55% are female.  Some of the mares are probably within a few weeks of foaling.  Some may have foaled in the off-range corrals.

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 99.

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 17.

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