West Douglas Roundup Day 17

The incident began on July 26.  Gather stats through August 11:

  • Horses captured: 431, up from 390 on Day 15
  • Average take: 25 horses per day
  • Capture goal: 450
  • Removal goal: 450
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 9, up from 8 on Day 15
  • Shipped: 337, up from 296 on Day 15

Another death occurred on Day 17 due to pre-existing conditions but no details were given.  The death rate is 2.1%.  The summary at the gather page shows eight horses lost but the daily reports yield nine.

Body condition scores were not reported.

Foals accounted for 19.0% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 42.4% were male and 57.6% were female.  The gap between stallions and mares continues to widen.

Day 17 ended with 85 unaccounted-for horses.  The operation will likely conclude in another day or two.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 0
  • Forage assigned to horses: 0
  • Pre-gather population: 450
  • Forage liberated to date: 5,172 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 4,310 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: Unknown
  • Horses displaced from HA by livestock: Unknown

RELATED: West Douglas Roundup Day 15.

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