Monday, Jan. 11, 2010
The BLM is escorting public to the gather today. At the Fallon facility, one mare from the Black Rock East HMA was found dead over the weekend. The veterinarian diagnosis is the mare died as the result of dietary feed change. Fog kept the helicopter grounded; no animals were gathered.
No horses were shipped today; 24 horses in holding corrals at the gather site.
Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010
Weather conditions prevented gathering activities today. Eighty horses were transported to the Fallon facility today.
Totals: 547 gathered, 518 shipped to Fallon, 24 at gather corrals, 4 deaths, 1 back to HMA
Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010
Weather conditions grounded the helicopter today. No horses were gathered today. No horses were shipped today, pending brand inspection. Gathering and shipping is expected to resume on Sunday.
Friday, Jan. 8, 2010
Haven’t received information about the gather activities by the close of business today. Next update will be Monday, Jan. 11. Update on Monday: Seventy animals were gathered (22 studs, 37 mares and 11 weanlings/foals). Seventy-one animals were transported to the Fallon facility.
Totals: 547 gathered, 438 shipped to Fallon, 3 deaths, 1 back to HMA