Jornada Experimental Range stocking rates for cattle, horses, and sheep beginning 1916

Study number: 

412

Data set ID: 

210412001

Data Access: 

Unrestricted

Dataset status: 

Date range: 

1916-01-01 to 2001-12-31

Original investigator: 

Kris Havstad

Abstract: 

Stocking rates for cattle, horses, and sheep are provided for the Jornada Experimental Range beginning in 1916.

Goats were few and are included as part of the sheep category and not differentiated.

Methods: 

field data sheets

Stocking rates are in animal unit months (AUM) using the following equivalents: 1 cow = 1; 1 yearling heifer = 0.8; weaning = 0.55; bull = 1.25; horse = 1.25; sheep/goat = 0.2

Quality assurance: 

Date Entry by QA/QC Description ---------- ---------------------------- ---------------------------------------------- 01/04/2012 John Anderson Visual verification by data submitter.

Additional information: 

All pastures of the USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range

Maintenance: 

annual

Long-term dataset: 

LTER Core Area(s): 

Data category: 

LTER VI Proposal Category: 

DOI: 

10.6073/pasta/2909ca0e3a

Research Network: