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Friday,
July 26

Summary: Gather operations resumed this morning.  Weather conditions were clear, with the low temperature 68 degrees, and a high temperature of 85 degrees.  The BLM gathered 10 horses today.  Body condition score of horses gathered were between 1 and 3.  The BLM shipped nine horses to the Delta Wild Horse and Burro facility.  A 12-year-old bay mare was euthanized on Friday, July 26 because she was emaciated and showed a poor prognosis for improvement.  A total of two visitors attended the gather today.  Gather operations concluded today without incident.

Animals gathered: 10
Animals shipped: 9
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause:  A 12-year-old bay mare was euthanized on Friday, July 26 because she was emaciated and showed a poor prognosis for improvement.

Thursday,
July 25

Summary: Gather operations were suspended today due to mechanical problems with the helicopter.  No animals were gathered today. The BLM shipped seven horses to the Delta Wild Horse and Burro Facility. Gather operations will resume tomorrow.

Animals gathered: 0
Animals shipped: 7
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:  None

Wednesday,
July 24

Summary: Gather operations resumed this morning.  Weather conditions were clear, with the temperature at 70 degrees during the gather operation.  The BLM gathered seven horses today.  Body condition score of horses gathered were between 3 and 4.  The BLM shipped 12 horses to the Delta Wild Horse and Burro facility. A four-year-old buckskin mare was euthanized because she was emaciated and showed poor prognosis for improvement.  A total of three visitors attended the gather today.  Gather operations concluded for the day at 7:30 am without incident, and will resume tomorrow morning. 

Animals gathered: 7
Animals shipped: 12
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 1
Cause:  A Four-year-old buckskin mare was euthanized because she was emaciated and showed poor prognosis for improvement.

Tuesday,
July 23 

Summary: Gather operations started this morning.  Weather conditions were cloudy and rainy with temperatures between 68 and 74 degrees. The BLM gathered 13 horses today.  Body condition score of horses gathered was 3, with one horse having a 1.5 score.  The BLM did not ship horses today.  A total of five visitors attended the gather today.  Gather operations concluded for the day without incident, and will resume tomorrow morning. 

Animals gathered: 13
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:  None


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Today's Status
July 26

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

10

0

1

Cumulative Totals
since July 23

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

30

0

2