Flashcards in Pronghorn Biofacts Deck (23)
Horn cover is shed how often?
When does horn cover shed? (what months)
middle of October-early November
Prong is not evident until when?
First week of December
Wire of the fence needs to be how far off the ground?
Mature males will collect a harem of how many does?
When is rut?
When are fawns born?
mid-March - early June
First pregnancy produces how many fawns?
On good range, whats fawns per doe ratio?
1.8 fawns per doe
Fawns are hidden for the first...(how many days)
How long do they nurse?
What percentage of forbs, browse, and grasses do they eat?
65% forbs, 30% browse, 5% grasses
Suffered losses from grazing on...
woolly locoweed, creostotebush, and tarbush
Winter diet of pronghorns and percentage
wheat, barley, oats. and 70%
Water consumption amount
Herds found within how many miles of water?
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
Greastest management factor that will benefit pronghorn is?
Proper grazing use of rangelands