Assessing the Suitability of Herd Bulls for the Sustainable Herds Project of the Conservation Centers for Species Survival

@inproceedings{Loonam2012AssessingTS,
  title={Assessing the Suitability of Herd Bulls for the Sustainable Herds Project of the Conservation Centers for Species Survival},
  author={Kenneth E. Loonam},
  year={2012}
}
Managing exotic ungulates in sustainable herds increases the need to identify bulls likely to be successful, non-problematic breeders (A. Eyres, H. Haefele, K. Snodgrass, personal communication). When compared to the more traditional management strategy of male-female pairs (Sawyer et al. 2011), the sustainable herd management approach places more importance on individual males and associated risks. An unsuitable herd bull could result in ten to twenty missed calving opportunities instead of… CONTINUE READING

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