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- Sowers, C.A.; Gatson, G.A.; Wolf, J.D.; Fick, W.H.; Olson, K.C.
- Rangeland ecology & management 2019 v.72 no.1 pp. 126-135
- Dalea purpurea, etc ; Ambrosia artemisiifolia; Bouteloua dactyloides; Bouteloua gracilis; Lespedeza cuneata; Liatris punctata; Symphyotrichum ericoides; Vernonia; beef cattle; botanical composition; ewes; feces; forbs; graminoids; grasses; grazing; herbivores; pastures; rangelands; reference standards; steers; tallgrass prairies; yearlings; Kansas; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Awareness of herbivore diet composition is an essential element of rangeland stewardship. Objectives of our experiment were to characterize diet selection by yearling steers and mature ewes grazing native tallgrass prairie, changes in dietary preferences that occurred with advancing season, and overlap in selection patterns between ewes and steers. Eight contiguous native tallgrass pastures (31 ± ...
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