Cedar City Field Office

BLM Wild Horse & Burro Program LogoSulphur Wild Horse Gather

Gather Reports


Date 2010 Comments

Monday 
December 13

Summary: Gathered 9 studs, 19 mares and 10 foals; all animals are a 4 to 5 on the Henneke Scale.

Animals gathered:  38
Animals shipped:   The 10 foals gathered today will be shipped to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison , Utah on December 14.
Gather related animal deaths:  0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0  
Cause: 

Tuesday 
December 14

Summary: Due to 25 mph wind gusts, operations have ceased for today.

Animals gathered:   0
Animals shipped:  Ten foals and two yearlings gathered yesterday will be shipped to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison , Utah today.
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths:  
0
Cause:

Wednesday
December 15

Summary:  Due to weather conditions this morning, operations did not commence until approximately 1 pm.  Gathered 5 adults and one foal so far today; the helicopter is still in the air. All animals are a 4 on the Henneke Scale.  
Animals gathered:  9
Animals shipped:  Horses removed from the Sulphur HMA will be shipped to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison, Utah.
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths:  
0
Cause:

Thursday
December 16

Summary:  Gathered 4 studs, 6 mares and 6 foals; all animals are 4 on the Henneke Scale.

Animals gathered: 16
Animals shipped:  Horses removed from the Sulphur HMA will be shipped to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison , Utah.
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths:  
0
Cause:

Friday
December 17

Summary:  Gathered 13 mares, 6 studs and 8 foals. All animals are 4 on the Henneke Scale.

Animals gathered: 27
Animals shipped:  Horses removed from the Sulphur HMA will be shipped to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison , Utah.
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths:
  0
Cause: 

Saturday
December 18

Summary: We are taking the traps down this morning and beginning to treat 24 mares with fertility control.  We will begin releasing all horses except for the foals, which will be shipped today.  All personnel should be released tomorrow.  Operations on the gather have ceased.

Animals gathered: 0
Animals shipped:  Plans call for shipping the foals from the Sulphur HMA to the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison , Utah later today.  
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause:
Non-gather related animal deaths:
  0
Cause:


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Cumulative Totals
since December 13

Animals
Gathered

Animals
Returned to
Home Range

Animal
Deaths


 

90

 60

0