YPG Roundup Ends

The incident concluded yesterday, according to a statement at the gather page, with 74 burros captured, 74 shipped, none released and none dead.

There were no unaccounted-for animals.

Data quality was good.

The August 10 schedule indicated capture and removal goals of 80 each, with no animals to be returned to the HMA.

The capture total included 31 jacks, 33 jennies and 10 foals.

Youngsters represented 13.5% of the animals gathered.

Of the adults, 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female.

The BLM received complaints from farmers and personnel at Yuma Proving Ground alleging that the burros were creating hazardous conditions near highways and public health and safety issues.

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