Jackson Mountains Roundup Day 3

The incident began on September 15.  Gather stats through September 17:

  • Type: Emergency
  • Method: Helicopter
  • Horses captured: 98
  • Average daily take: 32.7
  • Capture goal: 600
  • Removal goal: 600
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 1
  • Shipped: 42

One horse was put down on Day 2 due to an abscess, typically not a life-threatening condition, lifting the death rate to 1.0%.

Foals represented 23.5% of the horses gathered.  Of the adults, 26.7% were male and 73.3% were female.

Body condition scores were not provided.

Day 3 ended with 55 unaccounted-for animals.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 217
  • Forage assigned to horses: 2,604 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 1,018
  • Forage liberated to date: 1,176 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 980 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: 7,394 AUMs per year (estimated)
  • Horses displaced from HMA by livestock: 616 (1.2% of off-range holding)
  • True AML: 833

RELATED: Jackson Mountains Emergency Roundup in Progress.

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