Antelope Roundup Day 3

The incident began on August 2.  Gather stats through August 4:

  • Horses captured: 190, up from 12 on Day 1
  • Capture goal: 2,200
  • Removal goal: 2,200
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 2, up from 0 on Day 1
  • Shipped: 85, up from 0 on Day 1

A mare suddenly expired on Day 3.  A foal died (was put down?) on the same day due to pre-existing conditions, boosting the death rate to 1.1%.

Foals accounted for 20.5% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female.

Body condition scores were not given.

Day 3 ended with 103 unaccounted-for horses.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 789 (four HMAs involved)
  • Forage assigned to horses: 9,468 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 6,032 plus foals
  • Forage liberated to date: 2,280 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 1,900 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: 72,946 AUMs per year (estimated)
  • Horses displaced from HMAs by livestock: 6,079 (12% of off-range holding)
  • True AML: 6,868

RELATED: Antelope Roundup in Progress.

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