Sinbad Roundup Day 3

The incident began on April 30.  Gather stats through May 2:

  • Target: Burros
  • Type: Planned
  • Method: Helicopter
  • Captured: 123, up from 53 on Day 1
  • Average daily take: 41.0
  • Capture goal: 300
  • Removal goal: 260
  • Returned: None
  • Deaths: None
  • Shipped: 123, up from 53 on Day 1

The cumulative total includes 56 jacks, 58 jennies and 9 foals.

Youngsters represented 7.3% of the animals captured.  Of the adults, 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female.

The herd can’t be growing at a rate of 20% per year with a birth rate of 7% per year.

The location of the trap site within the HMA was not disclosed.

Sinbad HMA Map 04-27-22

Day 3 ended with no unaccounted-for animals.

The number of burros removed to date is 123.

Other statistics:

  • AML: 70
  • Forage assigned to burros: 420 AUMs per year
  • Pre-gather population: 328
  • Forage liberated to date: 738 AUMs per year
  • Water liberated to date: 615 gallons per day
  • Forage assigned to livestock: 5,547 AUMs per year (estimated)
  • Burros displaced from HMA by permitted grazing: 922
  • True AML: 992
  • Stocking rate at new AML: 10 burros per thousand acres
  • Burros displaced from area by drilling and mining: Ask the advocates

RELATED: Sinbad Roundup in Progress.

One thought on “Sinbad Roundup Day 3

  1. Statistical Lives … every burro gathered every family band torn apart can’t be summarized by mere stats… the legal staffs of all the high-brow advo orgs need to unite to fight to stop the round-ups and the cruel neglect evident in off-range corrals.

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