Silver King Roundup Day 9

The incident began on February 7.  Gather stats through February 15:

  • Horses captured: 251, up from 213 on Day 7
  • Goal: 283
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 3, same as Day 7
  • Shipped: 214, up from 173 on Day 7

No deaths occurred on Days 8 and 9.  The overall death rate is now 1.2%, down from 1.4% on Day 7.

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

The operation has liberated 3,012 AUMs per year for other mandated uses in the HMA.

Body condition scores are not known.

The number of unaccounted-for animals is 34, down from 37 on Day 7.

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

Data quality has been good.

RELATED: Silver King Roundup Day 7.

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