Jackson Mountains Roundup and Killing Spree Over

The incident ended today with 527 horses captured, 495 shipped, 31 dead and one returned, according to figures at the gather page.

The removal goal was 600.  All animals were accounted for.

Foals represented 22.0% of the horses captured.  Of the adults, 40.4% were stallions and 59.6% were mares, an assignably large gap between males and females.

The death rate was 5.9%.

A foal was put down on Day 4 because it was orphaned.  Today, the gather page says it was euthanized because of malnutrition.  Eighteen other such cases were reported.

The news release, issued today, says the BLM gathered and removed 527 wild horses.

RELATED: Jackson Mountains Emergency Roundup Starts Next Week.

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