Eagle Roundup Day 26

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through January 31:

  • Horses captured: 767, up from 702 on Day 23
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 18, up from 15 on Day 23
  • Shipped: 628, up from 544 on Day 23

No gather activity was reported on Days 24 and 25.

One death occurred on Day 24 and two more on Day 26, all attributed to pre-existing conditions.  The overall death rate is 2.3%, up from 2.1% on Day 23.

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 location of current operations is not known.  Three HMAs are involved in the roundup.

The number of unaccounted-for animals is 121, down from 143 on Day 23.

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 23.

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