Guidelines for grazing sheep on rangelands used by big game in winter

  title={Guidelines for grazing sheep on rangelands used by big game in winter},
  author={Charles H. Jensen and Arthur D. Howden Smith and George W. Scotter},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
A big game winter range in nor-then Utah was grazed with domestic sheep to ascertain what seasons and intensity of use would maximize utilization of herbs and minimize utilization of shrubs which provide the majority of forage for big game in winter, thus minimizing forage competition between big game and sheep. In late spring and early summer sheep ate mostly herbs. The light utilization of shrubs resulted in little or no reduction in forage production by shrubs at the end of the growing… 

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