The incident began on July 17. Gather stats through July 19:
- Target: Horses
- Type: Planned
- Method: Helicopter
- Category: Cruel and costly
- Captured: 138, up from 43 on Day 1
- Average daily take: 46.0
- Capture goal: 1,900
- Removal goal: 1,800
- Returned: None, no change from Day 1
- Deaths: 3, up from zero on Day 1
- Shipped: 80, up from zero on Day 1
Three horses were put down on Day 3 due to pre-existing conditions, lifting the death rate to 2.2%. They would be alive if there was no roundup.
The total includes 45 stallions, 63 mares and 30 foals.
Youngsters represented 21.7% of the animals captured. Of the adults, 41.7% were male and 58.3% were female.
Body condition scores were not given.
The location of the trap site was not disclosed.
The Complex and surrounding lands are subject to permitted grazing.
Day 3 ended with 55 unaccounted-for animals.
Mares treated with fertility control may be returned to the area at a later date.
- Horses allowed by plan (AML): 821
- Forage assigned to horses: 9,852 AUMs per year
- Pre-gather population: 3,475
- Forage liberated to date: 1,656 AUMs per year
- Water liberated to date: 1,380 gallons per day
- Forage assigned to livestock: 49,188 AUMs per year (estimated)
- Horses displaced from Complex by permitted grazing: 4,099
- True AML: 4,911
- Stocking rate at new AML: 3.0 horses per thousand acres
- Horses displaced from Complex by drilling and mining: Ask the advocates
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