The incident began on September 8. Gather stats through October 27:
- Type: Emergency
- Method: Helicopter
- Horses captured: 1,538, up from 1,496 on Day 47
- Average daily take: 30.8
- Capture goal: 1,900
- Removal goal: 1,900
- Returned: 0
- Deaths: 22, no change from Day 47
- Shipped: 1,461, up from 1,392 on Day 47
The cumulative total at the gather page is 1,525, with 1,493 shipped. The figures above are based on the daily reports.
The death rate declined slightly to 1.4%.
Foals represented 21.1% of the horses gathered. Of the adults, 45.3% were male and 54.7% were female.
The observed percentage of foals is consistent with a herd growth rate of 20% per year.
Body condition scores on Days 48 to 50 ranged from 2 to 4.
The location of gather ops is not known. Three HMAs are involved in the roundup.
Day 50 ended with 55 unaccounted-for animals.
- AML: 892 (total for three HMAs)
- Forage assigned to horses: 10,704 AUMs per year
- Pre-gather population: 2,500
- Forage liberated to date: 18,456 AUMs per year
- Water liberated to date: 15,380 gallons per day
- Forage assigned to livestock: 27,011 AUMs per year (estimated)
- Horses displaced from Complex by livestock: 2,258 (4.5% of off-range holding)
- True AML: 3,150
RELATED: Barren Valley Roundup Day 47.