Antelope Roundup Day 6

The incident began on August 2.  Gather stats through August 7:

  • Horses captured: 361, up from 190 on Day 3
  • Average take: 60 horses per day
  • Capture goal: 2,200
  • Removal goal: 2,200
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 2, no change from Day 3
  • Shipped: 211, up from 85 on Day 3

Helicopters were grounded on Day 5 due to smoke.

The death rate is 0.6%.

Foals accounted for 18.0% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female.

Body condition scores were not given.

Day 6 ended with 148 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: 4,332 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 3,610 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 Day 3.

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