Eagle Roundup Day 41

The incident began on January 6.  Gather stats through February 15:

  • Horses captured: 1,070, up from 1,004 on Day 35
  • Goal: 1,131
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 29, up from 27 on Day 35
  • Shipped: 939, up from 895 on Day 35

One death occurred on Day 37 as a result of the roundup and another on Day 41 due to pre-existing conditions.

The overall death rate is 2.7%, same as Day 35.

Three foals have been caught to date.  Roughly 45% of captured adults are male and 55% are female.  Some of the mares may have foaled in the off-range corrals.

The gather page says 28 deaths and 940 horses shipped.

The operation has liberated 12,840 AUMs per year for other mandated uses in the Complex.  Demand for water has been reduced by an estimated 10,700 gallons per day.

Body condition scores are not known.

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

The number of unaccounted-for animals is 102, up from 82 on Day 35.

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.

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