Beatys Butte Roundup Day 26

The incident began on September 6.  Gather stats through October 1:

  • Type: Planned
  • Method: Bait
  • Horses captured: 22
  • Average daily take: 0.8
  • Capture goal: 100
  • Removal goal: 50
  • Returned: 0
  • Deaths: 1
  • Shipped: 21

Activity has been sporadic and reports, when they appear, cover several days.

A stallion died of injuries related to the roundup during the third period (September 27 to October 1).  The death rate is 4.5%.

The breakdowns between stallions, mares and foals were not provided.

Body condition scores are not known.

Day 26 ended with no unaccounted-for animals.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 250
  • Forage assigned to horses: 3,000 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 261
  • Forage liberated to date: 264 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 220 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: 19,000 AUMs per year (estimated)
  • Horses displaced from HMA by livestock: 1,583 (3.2% of off-range holding)
  • True AML: 1,833

RELATED: Beatys Butte Roundup Underway.

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