Nevada WHR Roundup Day 3

The incident began on December 20.  Gather stats through December 22:

  • Type: Planned
  • Method: Helicopter
  • Animals captured: 101 horses, 91 burros
  • Average daily take: 33.7 horses, 30.3 burros
  • Capture goal: 648 horses, 100 burros
  • Removal goal: 438 horses, 100 burros
  • Returned: None
  • Deaths: None
  • Shipped: 79 horses, 91 burros

The cumulative totals include 34 stallions, 40 mares and 27 foals.  On the burro side, 47 jacks, 30 jennies and 14 foals.

Youngsters represented 26.7% of the horses captured and 15.4% of the burros.

Of the adults, 45.9% were stallions and 54.1% were mares.  For the burros, 61.0% were jacks and 39.0% were jennies.

Body condition scores were not reported.

The location of gather activity within the WHR is not known.

Nevada WHR Map 12-16-21

Day 3 ended with 22 unaccounted-for horses and no unaccounted-for burros.

The number of animals removed to date is 192.  Mares returned to the area will be treated with GonaCon.

Operations are not open to public observation.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 500 horses, zero burros
  • Forage assigned to horses: 6,000 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 736 horses, 95 burros and an unspecified number of foals
  • Forage liberated to date: N/A
  • Water liberated to date: N/A
  • Forage assigned to livestock: None
  • Animals displaced from WHR by livestock: None
  • True AML: 500

RELATED: Roundup Begins at Nevada WHR.

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