Sheep grazing behavior as affected by supplementation

P. G. Hatfield, G. B. Donart, T. T. Ross, M. L. Galyean

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Behavioral characteristics of supplemented (S; 23% crude protein, 3.41 meal DE/kg) and nonsupplemented ewes grazing native New Mexico rangeland were monitored from December 1983 to August 1984. Supplemental feeding did not appear to improve overall production by S ewes. Slower weight gains for S ewes during breeding may have resulted from reduced grazing time noted for this period. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-389
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Range Management
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1990


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