The incident began on April 30. Gather stats through May 5:
- Target: Burros
- Type: Planned
- Method: Helicopter
- Captured: 153, up from 123 on Day 3
- Average daily take: 25.5
- Capture goal: 300
- Removal goal: 260
- Returned: None
- Deaths: 1, up from zero on Day 3
- Shipped: 152, up from 123 on Day 3
A jack died on Day 5 trying to evade capture. The death rate is 0.7%.
The cumulative total includes 75 jacks, 67 jennies and 11 foals.
Youngsters represented 7.2% of the animals captured. Of the adults, 52.8% were male and 47.2% 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.
Day 6 ended with no unaccounted-for animals.
The number of burros removed to date is 153.
- AML: 70
- Forage assigned to burros: 420 AUMs per year
- Pre-gather population: 328
- Forage liberated to date: 918 AUMs per year
- Water liberated to date: 765 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
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