Silver King Roundup Day 5

The incident began on February 7.  Gather stats through February 11:

  • Horses captured: 201, up from 162 on Day 3
  • Goal: 283
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 2, none reported through Day 4
  • Shipped: 85, up from 39 on Day 3

Two deaths occurred on Day 5 as a result of pre-existing conditions.  The overall death rate is now 1.0%.

No foals have been caught to date.  Roughly 47% of captured adults are male and 53% are female.

Body condition scores are not known.

The number of unaccounted-for animals is 114, down from 123 on Day 3.

Some of the mares will be returned to the range after treatment with contraceptives, but no such activity has been reported.  The effect on pre-born foals is not known.

Data quality has been good.

Gather activity will likely conclude this week.

RELATED: Silver King Roundup Day 3.

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