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- Vermeire, Lance T., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Rangeland ecology & management 2013 v.66 no.4 pp. 438-444
- Agricultural Research Service; beef; beef cattle; business enterprises; decision support systems; grasslands; grazing; meat production; plant communities; ranchers; rangelands; risk; spring; steers; stocking rate; summer; temperature; weather; weight gain; winter; yearlings
- ... Cattle weight gain responses to seasonal weather variability are difficult to predict for rangelands because few long-term (>20 yr) studies have been conducted. However, an increased understanding of temperature and precipitation influences on cattle weight gains is needed to optimize stocking rates and reduce enterprise risk associated with climatic variability. Yearling steer weight gain data co ...