Stone Cabin Roundup Day 9

The incident began on September 1.  Gather stats through September 9:

  • Type: Emergency
  • Method: Bait
  • Horses captured: 197, up from 122 on Day 6
  • Average daily take: 21.9
  • Capture goal: 450
  • Removal goal: 450
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 7, up from 3 on Day 6
  • Shipped: 115, up from 43 on Day 6

No horses were caught on Days 8 and 9.

One horse was put down on Day 7 because of a broken leg and another was euthanized because of colic.

On Day 8, another horse was put down due to colic, the third such case reported.

A horse fractured its neck on Day 9 and was euthanized, lifting the death rate to 3.6%.

Foals represented 13.7% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 45.9% were male and 54.1% were female.

Body condition scores were not reported.

Day 9 ended with 75 unaccounted-for animals.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 364
  • Forage assigned to horses: 4,368 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 1,037
  • Forage liberated to date: 2,364 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 1,970 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: Unknown
  • Horses displaced from HMA by livestock: Unknown
  • True AML: Unknown

RELATED: Stone Cabin Roundup Day 6.

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