Coyote depredation control: an interface between biology and management

@article{Knowlton1999CoyoteDC,
  title={Coyote depredation control: an interface between biology and management},
  author={Frederick Frank Knowlton and Eric M. Gese and Michael M. Jaeger},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
  year={1999},
  volume={52},
  pages={398-412}
}
Predation by coyotes (Canis latrans) on livestock continues to plague producers in the United States. Agricultural interests are concerned about coyote predation because sheep inventories in the U.S.have declined >85% in the past 60 years, with a 25% decline between 1991 and 1996. This decline in sheep numbers has been attributed to low economic returns among producers, with coyote predation cited as a major causative factor. Generalizations about the magnitude and nature of depredations can be… 

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