Foraging strategies of cattle and goats during the late-wet and dry seasons in Southern Zimbabwe.

Abstract

This study was carried out at Matopos Research Station to investigate the foraging strategies of cattle and goats in a mixed-species grazing system under semi-arid conditions and how these changed with seasons. The study focused on the activity patterns and the utilisation of grass and browse, which are the main food resources on rangeland.

Citation

Magadzire, Z.; Gordon, I.J.; Illius, A.W. Foraging strategies of cattle and goats during the late-wet and dry seasons in Southern Zimbabwe. In: Responding to the Increasing Global Demand for Animal Products: Programme and Summaries 58. (2004) 127-128.

Foraging strategies of cattle and goats during the late-wet and dry seasons in Southern Zimbabwe.

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