Antelope Roundup Day 26

The incident began on August 2.  Gather stats through August 27:

  • Horses captured: 1,940, up from 1,718 on Day 24
  • Average take: 74.6 horses per day
  • Capture goal: 2,200
  • Removal goal: 2,200
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 10, up from 9 on Day 24
  • Shipped: 1,809, up from 1,558 on Day 24

A stallion was lost on Day 25 due to injuries sustained in the gather.  The death rate is now 0.5%.

Foals accounted for 17.0% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 42.8% were male and 57.2% were female.

Body condition scores were not reported.

The location of gather operations has not been specified.  Four HMAs are involved.

Day 26 ended with 121 unaccounted-for animals.

To date, 690 stallions and 921 mares have been captured, which may or may not reflect the distribution of males and females in the Complex.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 789 (across four HMAs)
  • Forage assigned to horses: 9,468 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 6,032 plus foals
  • Forage liberated to date: 23,280 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 19,400 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 24.

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