The Desatoya removal goal is 150 wild horses, as discussed this morning.
To achieve zero population growth in the Virginia Range, the advocates would have to eliminate 450 to 600 foals every year, as discussed on November 26.
To achieve a zero percent birth rate, which is probably their goal, the advocates would have to eliminate 600 to 750 foals every year.
At the high end, that’s equivalent to five Desatoya roundups, every year.
The Virginia Range is just a demonstration project. The advocates are trying to win the approval of the bureaucrats and ranchers, to spread their enmity elsewhere, by getting rid of as many VR mustangs as possible.