Society for Range Management | 2019 Annual Meeting

Approaches to Evaluating Foraging Behavior of Free-Ranging Livestock

Approaches to Evaluating Foraging Behavior of Free-Ranging Livestock

Sponsored by the SRM Livestock Foraging Behavior Committee

1:00 Analytical Approaches to Studying Resource Selection and Movement Patterns of Free-ranging Herbivores Ryan Nielson
1:20 Challenges of Livestock Behavioral Research: Examples from Western US and East Africa Patrick Clark
1:40 How Many Collars Do We Really Need to Understand Grazing Distribution of Cattle Herds? Colt Knight
2:00 Quantifying Topographic Influences on Cattle Grazing Distribution (Even When its Not Steep or Rugged) David Augustine
2:20 Break
2:40 Approaches to Analyzing Terrain Use by Livestock in Relation to Watering Locations Derek Bailey
3:00 Trials and Tribulations of Quantifying Hotspots of Cattle Use in Large Desert Pastures Sheri Spiegal
3:20 Using Step-Selection Functions to Understand Free-roaming Horse Selection for Dynamic Resources Jacob Hennig2
3:40 The Effects of Time Since Fire On Cattle Use and Foraging Behavior in a Subtropical Grassland Britt Smith
4:00 The Promise and Challenges of Agent-Based Modeling of Livestock Foraging Behavior Kevin Jablonski2