Eagle Roundup Day 23

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through January 28:

  • Horses captured: 702, up from 627 on Day 21
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 15, up from 11 on Day 21
  • Shipped: 544, up from 502 on Day 21

No gather activity was reported on Day 22.

One death occurred on Day 22 as a result of the roundup and three horses were put down on Day 23 due to pre-existing conditions.  The overall death rate is 2.1%.

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 143.

Some of the mares will be treated with contraceptives and returned to the range but no such activity has been reported.  Some may receive GPS radio transmitters.

Data quality on this roundup has been good.

RELATED: Eagle Roundup Day 21.

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