Grazing Cattle on the Rockies' Eastern Slopes

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By Cheyenne Stapley This post first appeared on Stapley’s blog Little Prairie Baby. Visit the blog here. Editor’s note: According to the ESRD, there are currently 980 feral horses on the Southern East Slopes alone; it is suspected this number is actually low. Currently in Alberta there are capture permits out to cull some of the horses. It is important to keep in mind that based on the stocking rate formula established by the ESRD that in one grazing season (based on a five month grazing season) 980 horses is equivalent to 3,435 cows-calf pairs, and are grazing without any…

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