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When Litchfield Corrals are full, animals will be shipped to other faciilties, as needed.

Date 2010 Facility Comments
Monday,
September 20
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at Litchfield Corrals are healthy and doing well.  

Animals received:  18 horse 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:  0  
Cause:  none

Monday,
September 20

Broken Arrow

Summary:     Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:  30 horses 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility: 0  
Cause:  none

Sunday,
September 19

Broken Arrow

Summary:     Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received: 31 horses 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility: 0  
Cause:  none

Saturday,
September 18

Broken Arrow

Summary:     Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received: 35 horses 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility: 0  
Cause:  none

Friday,
September 17

Broken Arrow

Summary:     Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received: 37 horses 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility: 0  
Cause:  none

Friday,
September 17
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at Litchfield Corrals are healthy and doing well.  

Animals received: 1 horse 27 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:  2  
Cause:  2 year-old mare euthanized because of very poor condition. 1 year old stud found deceased in corral for unknown reasons. Veterinary evaluation pending.

Thursday,
September 16
Litchfield Corrals Summary:     Animals at Litchfield Corrals are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:  0 horses 12 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:    0  
Cause:  none

Wednesday,
September 15
Palomino Valley Summary:    Animals at Palomino Valley are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:  0 horses 0 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:   1  
Cause:  Colt with preexisting hind foot fracture was euthanized at Palomino Valley Corral.

Tuesday,
September 14
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at Litchfield Corrals are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:  2 horses (1 mare, 1 mule)
Animal deaths at facility:   1  
Cause:    Stallion with broken leg found in pen was euthanized.

Tuesday,
September 14

Broken Arrow

Summary:    Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:     19 horses (7 studs, 9 mares, 3 foals)
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:    none

Monday,
September 13

Broken Arrow

Summary:    Animals at Broken Arrow are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:    28 horses 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:    none

Monday,
September 13
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at Litchfield are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:    120 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:    none

Sunday,
September 12
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at holding, Litchfield and Palomino Valley are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:    7 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:    none

Saturday,
September 11
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Animals at Litchfield and Palomino Valley corrals are healthy and doing well.

Animals received:     62 burros 
Animal deaths at facility:   
Cause:    none

Friday,
September 10
Palomino Valley Summary:    Palomino Valley will no longer be receiving horses from the gather. All new horses will be shipped to the Broken Arrow facility in Fallon, Nevada.

Animals received:       36
Animal deaths at facility:     1 
Cause:      10 yr. old stud euthanized due to pre-existing condition.

Thursday,
September 9
Litchfield Corrals Summary:     The 22 animals received at Litchfield (6 mares, 10 studs, 4 molly mules, 1 john mule and 1 jack burro) will be held at the Litchfield Corrals for later release into the HMA .

Animals received:     22
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Thursday,
September 9
Palomino Valley Summary:     All animals are healthy and doing well .

Animals received:        24
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Wednesday,
September 8
All Summary:     No horses were delivered today .

Animals received:       0
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Tuesday,
September 7
Palomino Valley Summary:     Two truck loads with a total of 25 studs, 32 mares and 17 foals were delivered to PVC today. All are stable and appear to be in good shape .

Animals received:      74
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Monday,
September 6
Palomino Valley Summary:    One truck load of 34 studs, 27 mares and 12 foals were delivered to Palomino Valley today. All are stable and appear to be in good shape .

Animals received:      73 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Sunday,
September 5
Palomino Valley Summary:   One truck load of 24 mares and 16 foals were received at Palomino Valley today. All are stable and appear to be in good shape.

Animals received:     40 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Saturday,
September 4
Palomino Valley Summary:   One truck load of 37 studs and one truck of 22 mares and 14 foals were received at Palomino Valley today. All are stable and appear to be in good shape .

Animals received:     73 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Friday,
September 3
Litchfield Corrals Summary:   8 mares and 5 studs received today, all in good condition. These animals will stay at Litchfield temporarily, but may be returned to the Observation North home range.

Animals received:     13 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Friday,
September 3
Palomino Valley Summary:    After reviewing reports, it was noted that the website inaccurately reported the number of animals received by Palomino Valley on August 25. The facility reported receiving 56 animals on Aug. 25, but the website incorrectly stated 59. Website report for August 25 has been corrected, and cumulative number has been revised.

Animals received:     0 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Thursday,
September 2
Palomino Valley Summary:   Received a load of 21 mares and 12 foals this morning, and another load of 32 studs in the afternoon, for a total of 65 animals received today. All horses are stable and appear to be in good condition.

Animals received:     65 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Wednesday, 
September 1
Litchfield Corrals Summary:   One stallion transported to Litchfield today with a cut on a hind leg. Wound was cleaned and wrapped and the veterinarian will look at it tomorrow. The horse is doing well.

Animals received:     1 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Tuesday,
August 31
Palomino Valley Summary:   The 37 horses received yesterday are all in good condition. Two truckloads for a total of 64 horses were received today, including 26 studs, 27 mares and 11 foals.

Animals received:     64 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Monday,
August 30
Palomino Valley Summary:  Received one load of 37 horses - 24 mares and 13 foals - today. Preparation continued today with previously received Twin Peaks horses.   All are doing well at this time.

Animals received:     37 
Animal deaths at facility:    0 
Cause:    none

Sunday,
August 29
Litchfield Corrals Summary:   Two horses died today at the corral. See explanation below. All other animals are in good condition .

Animals received:    0 
Animal deaths at facility:    2 
Cause:   The veterinarian humanely euthanized an ailing 30-year-old mare with a tattoo from Arabian registry. The mare had an older colt that has been relocated to a pen with another orphaned colt. In the second incident, when wranglers entered the corral with mares and foals to get the older mare’s colt, a 6-year-old dry mare ran into a fence and broke her neck, dying instantly.

Saturday,
August 28
All Summary:    No gather operations will be conducted on Saturday, August 28.

Animals received:    0 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Friday,
August 27

Litchfield Corrals Summary:  Received 2 horses today from Twin Peaks. Both were in good condition.

Animals received:    2 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Thursday,
August 26

Palomino Valley Summary:  Twenty-six horses transported from the Bull Flat holding facility to the Center.  Preparation on Twin Peak horses started yesterday and continued today .

Animals received:    26 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Wednesday,
August 25
Palomino Valley Summary:   All animals are in good condition .

Animals received:    56
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Tuesday,
August 24
Litchfield Corrals Summary: An injured mare with foal was brought into the trap site and immediately transferred to Litchfield Corrals for assessment.  The veterinarian treated the mare for lacerations to her right hind quarter. She is walking fine and expected to recover .

Animals received:    2  
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Tuesday,
August 24
Palomino Valley Summary:   All in good body condition .

Animals received:    29 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Monday,
August 23
Litchfield Corrals   Summary:   A KOLO television newsman filmed at Litchfield today. Animals at the corrals are doing well and going to feed and water .

Animals received:    0 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Sunday,
August 22
 All Summary:    No gather operations will be conducted on Sunday, August 22.

Animals received:    0 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Saturday,
August 21
Litchfield Corrals Summary:    All horses were in good body condition and adjusting to feed well.

Animals received:    30 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:   none

Friday,
August 20

Litchfield Corrals Summary:    Horses were in good body condition and adjusting to feed well.

Animals received:    97 
Animal deaths at facility:   1 
Cause:   A young foal was captured this morning with a severe injury to his front left foot that was pre-existing.  The foal was also missing part of his right ear. His chances of survival in the wild were extremely slim. He arrived at the Litchfield corrals and was treated by the wranglers until the vet could arrive. The vet assessed his condition and recommended that the foal be euthanized. He was euthanized this afternoon. The foal was approximately two weeks old and was sorrel in color. 
Veterinary Report

Thursday,
August 19

Litchfield Corrals Summary:    All horses were in good body condition and adjusting to feed well.

Animals received:    17 
Animal deaths at facility:   0 
Cause:    none

Wednesday,
August 18
Litchfield Corrals Summary:   Several observers today, including staff from Congressman McClintock's office .

Animals received:   109 
Animal deaths at facility:   1 
Cause:    A 1 year old chestnut stallion broke his neck while in the alleyway at Litchfield.   He was in the alleyway moving towards the working chute to receive his initial inoculations.   He reared up and hit the top of his head on a cross member then flipped over.   Death was instantaneous  

Tuesday,
August 17
Litchfield Corrals Summary:  One stallion was received from temporary holding for treatment of a wound on a rear leg. The wound was cleaned and treated, and the horse is doing well.

Animals received:   59 
Animal deaths at facility:    0
Cause:   none 

Monday,
August 16
Litchfield Corrals Summary:  Some of the 34 horses received today had superficial scratches that were cleaned and treated by staff. All are going to feed and water and are in good body condition.

Animals received:   34 
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none 

Sunday,
August 15
Litchfield Corrals

Summary:  Received 2 horses today. One mare had been kicked and had a puncture wound on her upper leg that hit a vein. Injury was treated and she was placed in isolation pen for further monitoring and veterinarian said she was doing well. Second horse was shipped because horses travel better with a companion.

Animals received:   2 
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none 

Saturday,
August 14
Litchfield Corrals

Summary:   Received 133 horses and 2 mules today from the Twin Peaks gather. All horses are going to feed and water and seem in good condition. Placing one foal in foster care.

Animals received:   135 
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none

Friday,
August 13

Litchfield Corrals

Summary:   Received 149 horses from the Twin Peaks gather.  All were in good body condition and alert.  Treated one 6 year old mare with symptoms of colic and put in isolation pens for monitoring.  Another mare seemed to have been kicked in the knee area was treated and also put in isolation pens for monitoring.

Animals received:  149 
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none

Thursday,
August 12

Litchfield Corrals

Summary:   Crews have completed the 2nd day of the Twin Peaks Wild horse & burro roundup.

Animals received:   104
Animal deaths at facility:   1
Cause:   Euthanized due to pre-existing injury.
Veterinary Report

Wednesday,
August 11

Litchfield Corrals

Summary:   Wild horse & burro gather begins in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area. 

Animals received:   0
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none

Wednesday,
August 11

Palomino Valley Summary:   Wild horse & burro gather begins in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area. 

Animals received:   0
Animal deaths at facility:   0
Cause:   none

 

 


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Litchfield Corrals
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths


 

774 
Horses

8

160
Burros

0

934
Total

8

* Updated total reflects correction from tabulation error on September 10, 2010.

Palomino Valley Center
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths


 

599
Horses

2

0
Burros

0

599
Total

2

Broken Arrow
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths


 

180 
Horses

0


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