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Date/2011 Comments
Wednesday, 
Aug. 31
Summary: The BLM gathered 0 horses today.  The BLM shipped 19 animals to PVC.  All were received in good condition.
Animals gathered: 0 
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Tuesday,
Aug. 30
Summary: The BLM gathered 16 horses today.  The BLM shipped 35 animals to PVC.  All were received in good condition.
Animals gathered: 16 (2 studs, 10 mares, 4 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Temps ranged from 65 to 90 degrees.
Monday,
Aug. 29
Summary: The BLM gathered 3 horses today.  The BLM shipped 30 studs to Gunnison.
Animals gathered: 3 (1 studs, 1 mares, 1 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: High of 76 degrees.
Sunday,
Aug. 28
Summary: The BLM gathered 20 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.
Animals gathered: 20 (8 studs, 8 mares, 4 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 68, high of 87 degrees.
Saturday,
Aug. 27
Summary: The BLM gathered 11 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.
Animals gathered: 11 (5 studs, 5 mares, 1 foal)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 64, high of 90 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday,
Aug. 26
Summary: The BLM gathered 0 horses today.  The BLM shipped 40 horses today.
Animals gathered: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Weather Forecast: 
Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Thursday,
Aug. 25

Summary: The BLM gathered 19 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today due to mechanical problems.
Animals gathered: 19 (7 studs, 9 mares, 3 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause: A sorrel filly was euthanized due to blindness. 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 62, high of 87 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind between 9 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday,
Aug. 24
Summary: The BLM gathered 18 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.
Animals gathered: 18 (2 studs, 8 mares, 8 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause: A dry mare died overnight.  A necropsy report indicated a heart issue.  The necropsy report is available here. 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 66, high of 89 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind between 7 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind between 9 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday,
Aug. 23

Summary: The BLM gathered 12 horses today.  The BLM shipped 32 horses to Gunnison.
Animals gathered: 12 (6 studs, 4 mares, 2 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 68, high of 90 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 99.  
Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 90 to 100.                                        

Monday, 
Aug. 22

Summary: The BLM gathered 19 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses this morning.  
Animals gathered: 19 (9 studs, 7 mares, 3 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 42, high of 88 degrees.
Weather Forecast: Tuesday - sunny with some clouds and a high near 86 degrees.

Sunday,
Aug. 21

Summary: The BLM gathered three horses today.  The BLM shipped 39 horses to Palomino Valley. 
Animals gathered: Three Mares
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 72, high of 89 degrees, with several hours of downtime in the mid-morning.  Maximum drive distance was less than a mile.
Weather Forecast: Monday - sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday,
Aug. 20

Summary: The BLM gathered 35 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses this morning. 
Animals gathered: 35 (11 studs, 17 mares, 7 foals)
It was observed that a foal was orphaned and was laying down while in holding.  It has since paired up with a blue roan mare, and was nursing the mare when staff left for the afternoon. 

It was also observed that contractors had difficulty loading an uncooperative mare into the trailer at holding.  Both CORs reported that a cold (not charged) hotshot was used to load the mare.  The mare eventually cooperated and was loaded into the trailer, without being shocked.   
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 58, high of 80 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Sunday and Monday - sunny with a high near 86 degrees.

Friday,
Aug. 19

Summary: The BLM gathered 24 horses today.  The BLM shipped 38 horses to Gunnison today.
Animals gathered: 24 (8 studs, 11 mares, 5 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low of 56, high of 86 degrees.
Weather Forecast: 
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Thursday, 
Aug. 18
Summary: The BLM gathered 18 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  
Animals gathered:
 18 (1 studs, 14 mares, 3 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Weather Forecast: Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday,
Aug. 17

Summary: The BLM gathered 25 horses today.  The BLM shipped 34 horses to Gunnison.  
Animals gathered:
 25 (5 studs, 13 mares, 7 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause: A stud and four-month old foal/filly broke away from a group going into the gather trap.  The stud jumped an adjacent barrier fence and ran away.  The foal tried repeatedly to jump the fence but could not, and received multiple severe lacerations and had to be euthanized.  The foal's mother was captured with the group. Necropsy report 
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low 47 degrees, high 86 degrees. 
Weather Forecast: Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Tuesday,
Aug. 16

Summary: The BLM gathered 15 horses today.  The BLM shipped 41 horses to Palomino Valley.  
Animals gathered: 15 (5 studs, 7 mares, 3 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low 54 degrees, high in the mid eighties. 
Weather Forecast: Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind between 6 and 8 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Monday,
Aug. 15

Summary: The BLM gathered 27 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  
Animals gathered: 27 (9 studs, 11 mares, 7 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low 56 degrees, high 83 degrees. 
Weather Forecast:Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday,
Aug. 14

Summary: The BLM gathered 30 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today. One domestic branded mare was gathered today, and we will work with the Nevada brand inspector to determine ownership. 
Animals gathered: 30 (9 studs, 14 mares, 7 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: Low 71 @ 07:30 and high 86 @12:02
Weather Forecast: Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday,
Aug. 13

Summary: The BLM gathered 10 horses today.  The BLM shipped 35 horses to Palomino Valley.  
Animals gathered: 10 (2 studs, 5 mares, 3 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: At the start of gathering the temp was 68 degrees F.; at the end of gathering the temp was 86 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday,
Aug. 12

Summary: The BLM gathered 33 horses today. The BLM shipped 28 studs to Gunnison.
Animals gathered: 33 (13 studs, 14 mares, 6 foals)
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Temperature Status: At the start of gathering (6:15 am) the temp was 56 degrees F.; at the end of gathering (12:45 pm) the temp was 86 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Saturday: 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Mostly sunny, with hishs near 85 degrees F.

Thursday,
Aug. 11

Summary: The BLM gathered 19 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  
Animals gathered:  19
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: The temperature ranged from a low of 61 and a high of 86 degrees during gather operations. 
Weather Forecast: Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast.  Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.  Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday,
Aug. 10
Summary: The BLM gathered three horses today.  The BLM shipped 34 horses to Palomino Valley today as well.
Animals gathered:  3
Animals shipped: 34
On Sunday 8/7 the Nevada Brand Inspector picked up a total of 11 domestic horses (7 mares and 4 foals) which had been caught as part of the gather operation.  A domestic gelding caught earlier in the gather has been claimed by it's owner.  The gelding is no longer included in the cumulative count.  The remaining domestic horses are added to the cumulative count. 
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Temperatures ranged between 49 degrees at the start of the gather, and 84 degrees when gather operations ended for the day.  
Weather Forecast: Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind between 8 and 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind between 6 and 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast.
Tuesday,
Aug. 9
Summary: The BLM gathered 13 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  
Animals gathered:  13
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Gather operations started 06:35 (54 degrees)  late run 10:06 (76 degrees) and stopped gather operations 12:15 (85 degrees).
Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s.
Monday, 
Aug. 8
Summary: The BLM gathered 40 horses today.  The BLM shipped 32 studs to Gunnison, and 39 animals (34 Mares, 5 foals) to Palomino Valley.  
Animals gathered:  40
Animals shipped: 71
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Gather temperatures ranged between 38 degrees and 85 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s.
Sunday, 
Aug. 7
Summary: The BLM gathered 39 horses today.  The BLM shipped 32 studs to Gunnison, and 44 animals (34 Mares, 10 foals) to Palomino Valley.  
Animals gathered:  39
Animals shipped: 76
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause:   An approximately 4 month old foal was euthanized due to a pre-existing condition below it's lower back fetlocks. Necropsy Report.
Temperature Status: Gather temperatures were between 38 degrees F and 88 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s.
Saturday,
Aug. 6
Summary: The BLM gathered 59 horses today.  The BLM did not ship horses this morning.  The gathered total includes one domestic mare with foal.  
Animals gathered:  59 (26 studs, 22 mares, 11 foals) includes 1 domestic mare with foal.
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Temps during gather runs ranged from 36 to 87 degrees F. Maximum drive distance was 5 to 6 miles.
Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s.
Friday, 
Aug. 5

Summary:  The BLM gathered 31 horses today.  Includes possibly one or two domestic mares, pending brand inspector determination.  The BLM shipped 32 horses to Gunnison, and shipped 45 horses to Palomino Valley. 
Animals gathered:  31
Animals shipped:  32 - Gunnison, 45 - PVC, 77 total
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  An 8-year-old mare with a pre-existing leg injury was euthanized. Necropsy report.
Temperature Status: Gather temperatures ranged from 58 to 90 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Friday-Monday: Sunny, with a highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s. Sunny.

Thursday,
 Aug. 4

Summary:  The BLM gathered 52 horses today.  This includes one domestic mare and foal. The BLM did not ship horses this morning.
Animals gathered:  52
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:  On 8/2, an approximately 4-month-old orphan foal with chronic pneumonia was picked up and transported to holding for treatment and died in transit. Due to incomplete information, this death is being reported today. 
Temperature Status: Gather operations were shut down due to wind at approximately 11 AM - the temperature was 87 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Friday-Monday: Sunny, with a highs in the low 80s and lows in the high 40s. Sunny.

Wednesday, 
Aug. 3

Summary:  The BLM gathered 31 horses today.  The BLM shipped 42 studs to Palomino Valley.  All horses arrived in good condition and health.
Animals gathered:  31
Animals shipped:  42
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Temperatures ranged from 61 degrees F to 86 degrees F during gather operations.
Weather Forecast: Thursday: Sunny, with a highs in the high 70s -low 80s and lows in the high 40s- low 50s with a 30% chance of thunderstorms. The damp weather pattern is diminishing this week.

Tuesday, 
Aug. 2

Summary:  The BLM gathered 37 horses today.  The BLM shipped 36 studs to Gunnison.  All horses arrived in good condition and health.
Animals gathered:  37
Animals shipped:  36
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Flight operation temperatures were between 56 and 90 degrees.
Weather Forecast: Wednesday-Thursday: Sunny, with a highs in the high 70s -low 80s and lows in the high 40s- low 50s with a 30% chance of thunderstorms.

Monday, 
Aug. 1

Summary:  The BLM gathered 8 horses today.  Shipped 72 animals today: 32 studs to Gunnison and 23 mares/17 foals to Palomino Valley. All animals were received in good health and condition. 
Animals gathered:  8
Animals shipped:  72
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: None at this time
Weather Forecast: Monday- Thursday: Sunny, with a highs in the high 70s -low 80s and lows in the high 40s- low 50s with a 30% chance of thunderstorms.

Sunday, 
July 31

Summary:  The BLM gathered 105 horses.  The BLM shipped 78 horses to Palomino Valley this morning. 
Animals gathered:  105
Animals shipped:  78
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:   A foal was euthanized as a result of a congenital condition involving the structure/conformation of the lower hind legs.  Necropsy report.
Temperature Status: Flight operation temperature ranged from 56 degrees F to 77 degrees F.
General Terrain and Weather:  Sagebrush, pinyon pine, and juniper. Relative humidity was around 50% and cloud cover was good. Maximum drive distance was approximately 5 miles.

Saturday, 
July 30

Summary:  The BLM gathered 104 horses.  The BLM shipped 39 horses to Palomino Valley. No receipt info at this time. 
Animals gathered:  104
Animals shipped:  39
Gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:   A 3-4 month old foal was euthanized due to a broken leg after being kicked by another horse.
Non-gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:   A 2-3 year old stud was euthanized due to a pre-existing condition of a dislocated leg and infection. Necropsy report.
Temperature Status: Temperatures ranged from 65 degrees F to 90 degrees F.
General Terrain and Weather:  Sagebrush, pinyon pine, and juniper. Drive distances were up to 3 miles.  Relative humidity was roughly 40 percent with cloud cover.

Friday, 
July 29

Summary:  The BLM gathered 24 horses.  The BLM shipped 39 horses to Palomino Valley, and also shipped 32 horses to Gunnison for a total of 71 horses.  On the shipment to Gunnison, one stud was shipped and received with a foreleg wound.
Animals gathered:  24
Animals shipped:  71
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status:Gather temperatures ranged from 58-92 degrees F.  Flight operations were shut down at 92 degrees F.
General Terrain and Weather:  Sagebrush, pinyon pine, and juniper.  Maximum drive distance was approximately 5 miles.  Gather temperatures ranged from 58-92 degrees F.  Flight operations were shut down at 92 degrees F.  Humidity ranged from 22% to 100%. 

Thursday, 
July 28

Summary:  The BLM gathered 69 horses.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 
Animals gathered:  69
Animals shipped:  0
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Gather operations were conducted in temperatures between 54 and 91 degrees F. Relative humidity hovered around 22%.
Weather Forecast: Friday-Saturday: Sunny, with a highs in the mid 80's and lows in the mid 50's with a 10-20% chance of thunderstorms.  Winds expected to be in the 5-15 MPH range.

Wednesday, 
July 27

Summary:   No flight operations today due to repairs/maintenance.  Gather operations are expected to resume on Thursday.  The BLM shipped 40 horses to Palomino Valley this morning.  No receipt information at this time.
Animals gathered:  0
Animals shipped:  40
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: No data collected due to shutdown of gather operations for this day.
Weather Forecast: Wednesday-Saturday: Sunny, with a highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 50s with a 10-20% chance of thunderstorms. Winds are expected to be in the 5-15 mph range.

Tuesday, 
July 26

Summary:   The BLM gathered 36 horses.  The BLM shipped 45 horses to Palomino Valley this morning.  They arrived without incident with no new health issues noted.

Animals gathered:  36 (15 Studs, 14 Mares, 7 Foals)
Animals shipped:   45
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Temperatures during flight operations ranged from 53-88 degrees F. The relative humidity during flight operations was between 16% and 19%.
Weather Forecast: Wednesday-Saturday: Sunny, with a highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 50s with a 10-20% chance of thunderstorms. Winds are expected to be in the 5-15 mph range.

Monday, 
July 25

Summary:   The BLM gathered 49 horses.  The BLM shipped 37 studs to Gunnison this morning.  They arrived without incident and are in good condition

Animals gathered:  49 (8 Studs, 28 Mares, 13 Foals)
Animals shipped:   37  
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:  2
Cause:   Two foals were euthanized as a result of pre-existing deformities and showed no signs of improvement while under veterinary care. Click here to read the veterinary report.
Temperature Status: The temperature range during flight operations was 60-89 degrees F. Humidity was generally under 30%
Weather Forecast: Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind between 6 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.  South southwest wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.  Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday, 
July 24

Summary:   The BLM gathered 3 horses.  The BLM shipped 32 horses to Gunnison and a total of 43 mares and foals were shipped to Palomino Valley.  All animals were recieved without incident.

Animals gathered:   3 (0 Studs, 2 Mares, 1 Foal)
Animals shipped:   75   
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Flight operations (1 run) were completed early when temps were around 20 degees C (high 60s F).
Weather Forecast: Monday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of thunderstorms. South southwest wind between 8 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Saturday, 
July 23

Summary:   The BLM gathered 75 horses.  The BLM shipped 38 horses to Palomino Valley. 

Animals gathered:   75 (24 Studs, 35 Mares, 16 Foals)
Animals shipped:   38
Gather related animal deaths:  1
Cause:   Seven year old mare was euthanized after it broke a leg at the holding while attempting to jump a panel.
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: The high temperature during flight operations was 88 degrees F.  Maximum drive distance was 4-5 miles.
Weather Forecast: Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88.  Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of thunderstorms.  Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Friday, 
July 22

Summary:   The BLM gathered 105 horses.  The BLM shipped 31 horses to Palomino Valley. 

Animals gathered:   105 (45 Studs, 39 Mares, 20 Foals, 1 Gelding)
Animals shipped:   31
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: It was sunny and warm with a high temperature of 85 degrees F during gather helicopter operations.
Weather Forecast: Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind between 5 and 9 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88.Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of thunderstorms. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Thursday, 
July 21

Summary:   The BLM gathered 11 horses.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered:   11 (4 Studs, 5 Mares, 2 Foals)
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: Today's gather conditions were sunny, with a high in the 80s. Flight operations stopped early to move trap.
Weather Forecast:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light wind becoming west southwest between 11 and 14 mph. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind between 5 and 9 mph.

Wednesday,  
July 20

Summary:   The BLM gathered 22 horses.  The BLM did not ship horses today. 

Animals gathered:   22 (9 Studs, 11 Mares, 2 Foals)
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:   None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:   None
Temperature Status: The high temperatures during today's gather operations fluctuated between 88 and 90 degrees F. The low temperature was 45 degrees F.
Weather Forecast: Thursday's forecast for the gather site is sunny, with a high near 88


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Today's Status

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

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Cumulative Totals
since August 31

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

1,269

4

12


Over the course of the gather, 20 domestic horses were captured.  These animals have either been picked up by the Nevada State Brand Inspector or returned to their owners.  Not all domestic animals were reported in the daily reports.  Four horses were also released back to the home range.