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Completed FY 2012 Gathers

When deteriorating rangeland conditions are determined, the BLM removes excess wild horses and burros from overpopulated Herd Management Areas (HMAs) and restricts livestock grazing to keep animal populations at sustainable levels. Wildfires and severe drought conditions are also important factors in the condition of the public rangelands.

The statistics below are from gathers completed in Herd Management Areas during the current Fiscal Year. For a tentative schedule of upcoming gathers, select this link.


Herd Management Area

Completion date

Estimated Pre-Gather Population

Number of Animals Gathered

Number of Animals Removed

Number of Mares Treated with Fertility Control

Number
of Stallions /
Geldings
Released
    

Acute Condition Death * 

Chronic/Pre-Existing Condition Death **

 Estimated Post-Gather Population

Palo Verde, CA
(outside of HMA)

10/5/11

N/A

80

11

N/A

N/A

0

0

N/A

Red Desert Complex, WY

11/21/11

1,077

899

516

173

178

2

5

607

Divide Basin Complex, WY

11/14/11

1,668

1,394

990

55

84

3

0

417

High Rock Complex, CA

11/30/11

1,548

1,276

1,141

87

100

3

4

316

Calico

1/10/12

1,722 horses
220 burros

1,203 horses
141 burros

951 horses
141 burros

92

148

4

7

762 horses
79 burros

McGee Burros

1/11/12

176

131

131

0

0

0

0

45

Murderers Creek

1/12/12

N/A

83

83

0

0

0

0

N/A

Four Mile

1/13/12

N/A

9

9

0

0

0

0

N/A

Dogskins & 
Granite Peak

1/21/12

54

41

41

0

0

0

0

26

Flanigan

1/25/12

314

267

211

21

35

0

0

80

Lake Havasu

1/27/12

N/A

93

93

N/A

N/A

0

0

N/A

 Garfield Flat

1/30/12 

228 

 84

 60

 14

 10

 0

 1

 153

 Saulsbury/Stone Cabin

2/18/12 

956 

 725

 502

 115

 131

 5

 9

 209

 Onaqui

2/20/12 

186 

 155

 34

 57

 63

 0

 1

 206

 Pancakes

2/22/12 

2,208 

 1,115

 819

 124

 162

 6

 3

 1,380

 Slate Range

2/22/12 

N/A 

 36

 36

 0

 0

 0

 0

 N/A

 Cedar Mountain

2/29/12 

539 

 348

 74

 143

 130

 0

 1

 464

 Bullfrog

3/6/12 

195 

 77

 77

 0

 0

 0

 0

 118

Cibola

6/13/12

N/A

354

350

3

1

0

0

N/A

PMWHR

8/29/12

194

146

45

63

28

0

0

133

Bordo Atravesado

6/6/12

96

94

56

0

36

1

0

46

Jackson Mountain

7/14/12

940

648

633

0

3

2

10

303

 Paisley

7/30/12 

300 

 15

 15

 0

 0

 0

 0

N/A 

 Red Rocks Lakes

 8/28/12

 N/A

 94

94 

 0

 0

 0

 N/A

 West Douglas

 7/27/12

N/A 

20 

20 

 0

 0

 0

 N/A

Jackies Butte 

 8/10/12

 90

84 

 77

 0

 6

12 

 Desatoya

 8/13/12

 652

 429

405 

 24

 2

 2

 247

Paisley

8/29/12

300

193

193

0

0

0

0

107

Centennial

9/4/12

133

64

64

0

0

0

0

99

Pancakes

9/13/12

146

131

124

5

2

0

0

19

Slate Range

9/28/12

184

36

36

0

0

0

0

148

*     Acute condition death - animal that dies or is euthanized due to acute injuries or medical conditions brought about by the gather and removal process including those that occur during capture, sorting and holding at the gather site.  This term will include animals that die for known or unknown reasons thought to be related to gather activities.

**   Chronic/pre-existing condition death - animla that dies or is euthanized for reasons related to chronic or pre-existing conditions such as body condition, lameness, serious physical defects, etc.  This term will include animals that are euthanized for conditions not brought about by the gather activity.