animal unit

animal unit

A unit of measurement indicating the ability of land to support range animals. Generally, a 1,000-pound animal grazing 26 pounds of dry forage per day (a mature cow or equivalent) is equal to one animal unit.Livestock grazing permits are usually expressed in terms of animal units per area or total animal unit months.

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to buy a big Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Glynllifon is a land-based campus with residential facilities, situated on the Glynllifon Estate near Caernarfon, The campus has a wide range of facilities appropriate to the land-based courses it offers, including an outdoor animal park, indoor animal unit, indoor and outdoor horse riding arenas, forest, engineering workshop and a working farm with modern milking parlour.
The basis for all controlled grazing is the animal unit per day.
The security activity saw the participation of hundreds of policemen, as well as detectives, fighters, and the animal unit of the southern precinct -- including dog trainers and horsemen, the helicopter of the airborne unit and additional forces -- who succeeded in locating stockpiles of weaponry including improvised weapons, shotguns, ammunition, stun grenades and more during searches conducted in the community.
But the refuge's value to Americans, whether they live in Burns or Boston, cannot be measured in animal unit months or tons of hay.
35 per animal unit per month (one cow and calf), who can blame ranchers for squeezing every stalk of grass out of the public landscape?
5], growth and development are two sides of the same complex process occurring in the animal unit.
As well as the lambs there were a number of other attractions available, including tours around the small animal unit where the college keeps its impressive range of reptiles and small mammals.
As well as the lambs there will be a number of other attractions available on the day including tours around the small animal unit where visitors can meet the college's reptiles and small mammals and also meet the cows and calves and pigs and piglets on the farm, plus falconry displays, arts and crafts activities for the kids.
At Northop we have seen the opening of the new animal unit by Iolo Williams and Jeff Cuthbert.
It has some fantastic facilities including a modern animal unit with a variety of species and horticulture centre with a garden and workshops.