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Date/2012Comments
Sunday,
Feb. 12
Summary: The BLM shipped 42 horses to Palomino Valley Center this morning. 

Animals gathered: 0
Animals shipped: 42
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Saturday,
Feb. 11

Summary: The BLM gathered 17 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  The BLM released 21 horses today. 

Gather operations ended.  

Animals gathered: 17 (7 Studs, 7 Mares, 3 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 21 (10 Mares, 11 Studs)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 

Friday, 
Feb. 10
Summary: The BLM gathered 10 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  The BLM released 70 horses back to the range today.

Animals gathered: 10 (5 Studs, 3 Mares, 2 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 70 (33 Mares, 37 Studs)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Thursday,
Feb. 9
Summary: The BLM gathered 23 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered: 23 (13 Studs, 5 Mares, 5 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths:
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Wednesday,
Feb. 8
Summary: The BLM gathered 36 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered: 36 (14 Studs, 14 Mares, 8 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths:
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Tuesday,
Feb. 7
Summary: The BLM gathered 47 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered: 47 (21 Studs, 16 Mares, 10 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths:
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Monday,
Feb. 6
Summary: Gather operations were shut down today due to census flight.  No horses were shipped today.

Animals gathered: 0
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Sunday,
Feb. 5
Summary: Gather operations were shut down today due to census flight.  No horses were shipped today.

Animals gathered:
 0
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Satuday,
Feb. 4
Summary: Gather operations were shut down today due to census flight.  The BLM shipped 41 horses today to Palomino Valley Center.

Animals gathered:
 0
Animals shipped: 41
Animals Returned to range: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 

Friday,
Feb. 3

Summary: The BLM gathered 13 horses today.  The BLM released 23 horses (12 mares and 11 foals) back to the range today. 

Animals gathered: 13 (4 Studs, 7 Mares, 2 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Animals Returned to range: 23
Gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause: One mare was euthanized at temporary holding due to a broken neck. 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -1. South wind around 8 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 36. Wind chill values as low as -2. South wind around 8 mph becoming north northeast.
Thursday,
Feb. 2
Summary: Due to high winds, gather operations were postponed for the day.  The BLM shipped 39 horses to PVC today. 

Animals gathered: 0 (0 Studs, 0 Mares, 0 Foals)
Animals shipped: 39
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind around 9 mph becoming south southwest. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as -1. North wind between 8 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday,
Feb. 1
Summary: The BLM gathered 45 horses today.  The BLM shipped 44 horses to Gunnison, and 39 horses to PVC today. 

Animals gathered: 45 (20 Studs, 18 Mares, 7 Foals)
Animals shipped: 83
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Today: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind between 6 and 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday,
Jan. 31

Summary: The BLM gathered 81 horses today.  The BLM shipped 48 horses to Gunnison today. 

Animals gathered: 81 (29 Studs, 37 Mares, 15 Foals)
Animals shipped: 48
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest.
Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind between 11 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Monday,
Jan. 30

Summary: The BLM gathered 45 horses today.  The BLM shipped 35 horses to Palomino Valley Center today. 

Animals gathered: 45 (21 Studs, 17 Mares, 7 Foals)
Animals shipped: 35
Gather related animal deaths: 2
Cause: One foal died at the temporary holding facility due to Colic, and one mare died at the temporary holding facility due to poor condition. 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west.

Sunday,
Jan. 29

Summary: The BLM gathered 83 horses today.  The BLM shipped 35 horses to Gunnison Prison Facility shipped 39 horses to Palomino Valley Center today. 

Animals gathered: 83 (33 Studs, 35 Mares, 15 Foals)
Animals shipped: 74
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None. 
Temperature Status:
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind between 8 and 10 mph.

Saturday,
Jan. 28

Summary: Gathered 34 studs, 39 mares and 12 foals today. Body class condition is mostly 2s and some 3s. Trap location is in southern Big Sand Springs Valley within the Sand Spring West HMA. Maximum drive distance: 5-7 miles.  Six members of the public present.

Animals gathered: 85 (34 Studs, 39 Mares, 12 Foals)
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause: 2-year-old colt suffered a broken neck upon entering the trap.
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0

Friday,
Jan. 27

Summary:  Due to high winds, gather operations ended early for the day. Operations will resume in the AM. The BLM shipped 46 horses to Gunnison today. 

Animals gathered:
  0 
Animals shipped:  46
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Temperature Status:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northeast wind between 11 and 13 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind between 7 and 11 mph.

Thursday,
Jan. 26

Summary:  The BLM gathered 24 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  The BLM released 34 mares and 45 studs back to the public lands today. The mares were treated with the fertility vaccine PZP.
 
Animals gathered:
  24 (14 studs, 6 mares, 4 foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northwest wind between 11 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northeast wind between 11 and 13 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind between 7 and 11 mph.

Wednesday,
Jan. 25

Summary:  The BLM gathered 57 horses today.  The BLM shipped 39 mares to Palomino Valley Center today.  
 
Animals gathered:
  57 (19 studs, 21 mares, 17 foals)
Animals shipped:  39
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None.
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday: Scattered showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind between 8 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday, 
Jan. 24

Summary:  The BLM gathered 26 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  
 
Animals gathered:
  26 (9 studs, 11 mares, 6 foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  One 2yr old filly euthanized due to back deformity, non gather related.
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind between 8 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North northwest wind between 9 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Monday,
Jan. 23

Summary:  Gather operations were shut down for the day due to wind and snow.  No animals were gathered today.  The BLM shipped 81 horses to Gunnison, and 44 to Palomino Valley Center today.
 
Animals gathered:
  0
Animals shipped:  125
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status:
Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind between 10 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values as low as -3. North northwest wind between 9 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Sunday,
Jan. 22

Summary:  The BLM gathered 121 horses today.  The BLM also shipped 44 animals to Palomino Valley Center today.

Animals gathered:
  121
Animals shipped:  44
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  One horse was euthanized due to right hind hock.
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind between 13 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind between 16 and 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Saturday,
Jan. 21

Summary:  Due to wind and snow, gather operations were postponed for the day.  Gather operations will resume Sunday A.M. No horses gathered.  The BLM shipped 39 mares to Palomino Valley Center today. 
Animals gathered:  0
Animals shipped:  39
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. 30% chance of snow showers.  Lows 11 to 17.  Winds W. 10-20 mph.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy.  10% chance of snow PM. Highs 37 to 46
SW Winds 10 to 20 mph. 
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Chance of snow. Lows 13 to 22. S winds 15 to 25 mph.

Friday,
Jan. 20

Summary:  The BLM gathered 108 horses today. The BLM shipped 40 horses to Gunnison.

Animals gathered:  108 (42 Studs, 40 Mares, 26 Foals)
Animals shipped:  40
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status:
Saturday: Rain showers before 10am, then snow showers. High near 43. South wind around 16 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Thursday,
Jan. 19

Summary:  The BLM gathered 36 horses today. The BLM shipped 47 horses to Gunnison.

Animals gathered:  36 (15 Studs, 11 Mares, 10 Foals)
Animals shipped:  47
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  One horse euthanized due to colic.
Temperature Status:
Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then scattered rain showers. Snow level 6400 feet rising to 7100 feet. Cloudy, with a high near 48. West wind between 11 and 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Friday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind between 9 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday,
Jan. 18

Summary:  The BLM gathered 96 horses today. The BLM shipped 37 horses to Palomino Valley Center, and 47 to Gunnison.

Animals gathered:  96  (42 Studs, 32 Mares, 22 Foals)
Animals shipped:  84
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status:
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, low around 30. West wind 16 and 20 mph, gusts at 26 mph. Thursday: Mostly cloudy, high near 53. West southwest wind 15 and 20 mph, gusts at 30 mph. Thursday Night: Slight rain and snow showers after 4am. Cloudy, low 27. West wind 14 and 18 mph, gusts at 28 mph. Chance precip. 10%.

Tuesday,
Jan. 17

Summary:  The BLM gathered 93 horses today. The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered:  93  (38 Studs, 37 Mares, 18 Foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status: Tuesday: Mostly sunny.  Highs 32 to 42. SW winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 11 to 18. Highs 43 to 53.

Monday, 
Jan. 16

Summary:  Due to high winds, no horses were gathered today, and gather operations concluded early for the day.  

Animals gathered:
  0  
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status: Monday: 20% chance of snow showers. Highs 26 to 36. Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 4 below to 6 above zero.

Sunday,
Jan. 15

Summary:  The BLM gathered 12 horses today. The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered:  12  (4 Studs, 5 Mares, 3 Foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status:
Monday: 20% chance of snow showers. Highs 26 to 36. Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 4 below to 6 above zero.

Saturday,
Jan. 14

Summary:  The BLM gathered 8 horses today. The BLM shipped 37 horses to Palomino Valley Center today. 

Animals gathered:  8  (3 Studs, 3 Mares, 2 Foals)
Animals shipped:  37 (20 Mares, 17 Foals)
Gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  A two-year-old stud suffered a broken neck entering the trap.
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  None
Temperature Status: Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

 

Friday,
Jan. 13

Summary:  The BLM gathered 32 horses today. The BLM did not ship horses today.

Animals gathered:  32  (7 Studs, 13 Mares, 12 Foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  none
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  One mare was euthanized due to spinal deformity.  Because of the deformity, the mare was initially identified in the January 12 count as a foal.
Temperature Status: Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind between 8 and 13 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Thursday,
Jan. 12

Summary: Gather operations began today. The BLM gathered 17 horses today. The BLM did not ship horses today.

Animals gathered:  17  (4 Studs, 7 Mares, 6 Foals)
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  none
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:  none
Temperature Status: Today: Sunny, with a high near 40. East southeast wind between 5 and 8 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. East southeast wind between 3 and 6 mph.


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Cumulative Totals
as of February 11

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

1115

289

9

79 Wild Horses were returned
to the public lands on Jan 26. 2012.

One pregnant mare was returned
to the range on Jan 18. 2012.

52 Wild Horses were returned to the 
range on Jan 20. 2012.