Eagle Roundup Day 31

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through February 5:

  • Horses captured: 883, up from 841 on Day 28
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 22, same as Day 28
  • Shipped: 749, up from 711 on Day 28

No gather activity was reported on Day 29.

No deaths occurred on Days 29, 30, 31.  The overall death rate is now 2.5%, down from 2.6% on Day 28.

One foal has been caught to date.  Roughly 46% of captured adults are male and 54% 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 112, up from 108 on Day 28.  The contractor is probably holding them on site.

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 continues to be good.

RELATED: Eagle Roundup Day 28.

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