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1

Males weight

90-125 lbs

2

Females weight

90 lbs

3

Horn cover is shed how often?

annually

4

When does horn cover shed? (what months)

middle of October-early November

5

Prong is not evident until when?

First week of December

6

Speed

45 mph

7

Wire of the fence needs to be how far off the ground?

14-16 inches

8

Mature males will collect a harem of how many does?

2-14

9

When is rut?

August-mid October

10

Gestation period

235 days

11

When are fawns born?

mid-March - early June

12

First pregnancy produces how many fawns?

single

13

On good range, whats fawns per doe ratio?

1.8 fawns per doe

14

Fawns are hidden for the first...(how many days)

7-10 days

15

How long do they nurse?

4 months

16

What percentage of forbs, browse, and grasses do they eat?

65% forbs, 30% browse, 5% grasses

17

Suffered losses from grazing on...

woolly locoweed, creostotebush, and tarbush

18

Winter diet of pronghorns and percentage

wheat, barley, oats. and 70%

19

Water consumption amount

.09-1.19 gallons/day

20

Herds found within how many miles of water?

4-6

21

On fenced rangelands, how many section pastures are considered good for a small sized herd (how many in that herd)

3-4 section pastures, and 8-12 pronghorns

22

Greastest management factor that will benefit pronghorn is?

Proper grazing use of rangelands

23

Competitors and percentage

Cattle: 20-25%; Goats and Sheep: 40%