Cedar Mountain Roundup Over

The incident concluded yesterday, according to a statement at the gather page, with 637 horses captured, 592 shipped, 38 released and eight dead.

The number of horses processed exceeded the number of horses captured by one.

The death rate was 1.3%.

The capture total included 248 stallions, 259 mares and 130 foals.

Youngsters represented 20.4% of the animals gathered, consistent with a herd growth rate of 15% per year.

Of the adults, 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female.

The capture goal was 700 and the removal goal was 400.

Fifty mares will be treated with GonaCon and returned to the HMA with twelve more stallions, bringing the net removal to 537, 34% more than planned.

RELATED: Cedar Mountain Pest Removal Starts This Week.

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