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Last Updated: 12/13/2013

Desert bighorn population trend group of desert bighorn sheep

 

Population Trends for Individual Desert Bighorn Sheep Herds In New Mexico, 2003-2013

 

Herd
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012 2013
Ladrones
30
25-30
25-35
25-35
25-40
25-40
30-45
30-45
35-45
50-60 65-75
Peloncillos
55
65-75
60-70
70-75
75-85
75-85
80-90
70-75
95-110
110-135 100-125
Hatchets
35
38-47
60-75
100-110
120-130
125-135
130-140
130-140
135-155
140-160 130-150
Fra Cristobal
58
55-65
55-80
70-80
80-90
95-105
120-130
150-160
180-200
205-235 230-260
Caballos
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12-20
20-30
25-30
47-50
55-60
65-75
95-100 105-115
San Andres
60
65-70
105-115
85-105
80-90
80-90
90-100
110-115
110-130
115-135 115-135
TOTAL
238
248-287
305-375
362-425
400-465
425-485
497-555
535-595
620-715
715-825 745-860

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