Sand Wash Roundup Day 3

The incident began on September 1.  Gather stats through September 3:

  • Type: Emergency
  • Horses captured: 81
  • Average take: 27.0 horses per day
  • Capture goal: 783
  • Removal goal: 733
  • Returned: 1
  • Deaths: 0
  • Shipped: 64

Helicopters were grounded on Day 2 due to weather.

Foals represented 16.0% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female.

Body condition scores were not reported.

Day 3 ended with 16 unaccounted-for animals.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 362
  • Forage assigned to horses: 4,344 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 896
  • Forage liberated to date: 960 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 800 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: 16,827 AUMs per year (estimated)
  • Horses displaced from HMA by livestock: 1,402 (2.8% of off-range holding)
  • True AML: 1,764

RELATED: Sand Wash Roundup Begins.

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