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Gather Reports


Date 2011

Comments - * Due to horses in short-term holding, daily numbers gathered and numbers shipped do not always correlate.  

Saturday,
November 12

Summary: The High Rock Complex roundup concluded Friday, November 11 with 1,334 horses gathered.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 31
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause:  none

Friday,
November 11

Summary: The High Rock Complex roundup concluded today with 1,334 horses gathered.

Horses Gathered: 31
Horses shipped: 0
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 2
Cause:  One stud broke its neck.  One foal died with unknown cause (arrived with low body score).  Both occurred at Litchfield Corrals.

Thursday,
November 10

Summary: No gather operations today.  Operations will resume tomorrow at Little Indian Spring trap site.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 84
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 1
Cause: A foal found with fractured leg at Litchfield Corrals was inspected by the vet and euthanized. See vet report.

Wednesday,
November 9

Summary: Gathered horses from outside the HMAs today at Little Indian Spring capture site. Two horses escaped from Crabapple Holding.  No gather operations tomorrow.

Horses Gathered: 109
Horses shipped: 76
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
November 8

Summary: Moved trap site today.  Tomorrow operations will continue at Little Indian Spring, outside of the High Rock HMA.  One stud was returned to Fox Hog HMA.

Horses Gathered: 28
Horses shipped: 34
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
November 7

Summary: Gather operations continued at Texas Creek trap site.

Horses Gathered: 53
Horses shipped: 40
Gather related horse deaths: 1
Cause:  (Corrected) A mare gathered Saturday from outside the HMA died immediately after being unloaded at Litchfield Corrals. Final cause of death will be determined in consultation with the veterinarian. Vet Report
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Sunday,
November 6

Summary: No animals gathered today due to weather conditions.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 47
Gather related horse deaths: 1
Cause: A foal with chronic lameness on every leg was euthanized at Litchfield Corrals.  The foal had been doctored since 10/29/2011 and had not shown improvement.  The attendant veterinarian made the decision.  Vet Report 
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Saturday,
November 5

Summary: Gather operations continued smoothly at Texas Creek trap site.  All animals gathered safely.

Horses Gathered: 84
Horses shipped: 36
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Friday,
November 4

Summary: Gather operations went smoothly today.  All animals gathered safely.

Horses Gathered: 46
Horses shipped: 39
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
November 3

Summary: No animals gathered today.  Conditions too windy for aircraft.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 71
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
November 2

Summary: No animals gathered today.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 32
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 1
Cause: A horse with a pre-existing condition associated with an old leg break was euthanized. View veterinary report.

Tuesday,
November 1

Summary: Operations continued safely at Texas Creek trap site and will continue tomorrow at the same site. 

Horses Gathered: 78
Horses shipped: 38
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
October 31

Summary: Operations continued at Texas Creek trap site.   Horses are coming in healthy and uninjured. 

Horses Gathered: 83
Horses shipped: 102
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Sunday,
October 30

Summary: No horses were gathered today.  Group of six horses were resistant to enter the trap.  Animals were left on the range.  Trap site has moved to the Texas Creek area for tomorrow.

Horses Gathered: 0
Horses shipped: 79
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Saturday,
October 29

Summary: Operations continued at Woodruff trap site today and will continue at the same site tomorrow.  An older mare and stallion were released this morning near High Rock Canyon.

Horses Gathered: 99
Horses shipped: 78
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Friday,
October 28

Summary: Operations continued at Woodruff trap site today and will continue at the same site tomorrow.

Horses Gathered: 81
Horses shipped:   40
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
October 27

Summary: Operations continued at Woodruff trap site today.

Horses Gathered: 69
Horses shipped: 74
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
October 26

Summary: Gather operations finished at Bernards Corral trap site.  New trap will be established tomorrow at Woodruff trap site.

Horses Gathered: 28
Horses shipped: 32
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
October 25

Summary: Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow morning as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered.

Horses Gathered: 80
Horses shipped: 38
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
October 24

Summary: Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow morning as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered.

Horses Gathered: 19
Horses shipped: 64
Gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause: none
Non-gather related horse deaths: 1
Cause:  A horse with a malformed hoof caused by a previous injury of a broken ankle was euthanized this morning following consultation with the APHIS vet.  View veterinary report.

Sunday,
October 23

Summary:   Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered.

Horses Gathered:  62
Horses shipped: 83
Gather related horse deaths:   0
Cause:     none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   1
Cause:   A foal broke his neck and died instantly at Litchfield Corrals after hitting his head on part of freeze branding chute.

Saturday,
October 22

Summary:   Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered.

Horses Gathered:  79
Horses shipped: 32
Gather related horse deaths:   1
Cause:     A foal had severe lacerations, apparently cut by barbed-wire fencing while being gathered.  A leg tendon was detached from the bone and the prognosis was permanent lameness.  The animal was euthanized following consultation with the APHIS vet.  View veterinary report.
Non-gather related horse deaths:   0
Cause:   none

Friday,
October 21

Summary:   Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered. 15 horses were returned to the Nut Mountain home range.

Horses Gathered:  53
Horses shipped:
37 (this number corrected 10/24/2011)
Gather related horse deaths:  0
Cause:    none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   1
Cause:   One horse with a large abscess from an old injury was euthanized this morning following consultation with the APHIS vet.

Thursday,
October 20

Summary:   Gather operations continued at the Bernards Corral Trap site today, and will continue at the same site tomorrow as horses from the High Rock and Wall Canyon herd management areas are gathered. 22 horses were returned to the Bitner and Nut Mountain home ranges

Horses Gathered:  81
Horses shipped:
38
Gather related horse deaths: 2
Cause:  Sorrel mare ran into fence at trap site and broke its neck, dying instantly.  A stud being prepped for release at the temporary holding site badly broke its leg and had to be euthanized.
Non-gather related horse deaths: 0
Cause:

Wednesday,
October 19

Summary: Operations will continue tomorrow at Bernards Corral Trap site. Some Nut Mountain and Bitner horses will be returned to their home ranges tomorrow.

Horses gathered:   42
Horses shipped:      0
Gather related horse deaths:  0
Cause:    none
Non-gather related horse deaths:  0
Cause:  none

Tuesday,
October 18

Summary: Finished operations at Salt Grass Well Trap site.  New trap site to be established in the morning.

Horses gathered:  16
Horses shipped:     34
Gather related horse deaths:   0
Cause:      none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   1
Cause: Old Mare with no teeth and pre-existing condition euthanized.

  Monday,
October 17

Summary:   Operations will continue tomorrow in Bitner HMA at the Salt Grass Well Trap site.

Horses gathered:    26 
Horses shipped:        0
Gather related horse deaths:  
Cause:      none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   0       
Cause:   none

  Sunday,
October 16
Summary:   Operations will continue tomorrow in Bitner HMA at the Salt Grass Well Trap site.

Horses gathered:    20 
Horses shipped:      33
Gather related horse deaths:  
Cause:      none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   0       
Cause:   none

Saturday,
October 15

Summary:   Operations will continue tomorrow in Bitner HMA at the Salt Grass Well Trap site.

Horses gathered:    67 
Horses shipped:      0
Gather related horse deaths:  
Cause:      none
Non-gather related horse deaths:   0       
Cause:   none


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Today's Status

Horses
Gathered

Horses
Returned to
Home Range

Horse
Deaths


 

0

0

0


Cumulative Totals
since October 15

Horses
Gathered

Horses
Returned to
Home Range

Horse
Deaths


 

1,334

 40

13