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Starkey Publications for Diet
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Clark, AbeThesisClark, A. A. 2007. Botanical composition and diet quality of beef cattle grazing at three stocking rates following fuels reduction in mixed conifer forests. M.S. Thesis, Department of Animal Science. 61 pp. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Clark, PatDissertationClark, P. E. 1996. Use of livestock to improve the quality of elk winter range forage in northeastern Oregon. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA. 1996.
Clark, PatPublicationClark, P. E., W. C. Krueger, L. D. Bryant, and D. R. Thomas. 1996. Use of livestock to improve the nutritional quality of elk winter range forage in northeastern Oregon. Pages 77-80 in K. Evan, compiler. Sharing common ground on western rangelands: proceedings of a livestock/big game symposium. U.S. Forest Service Gen
Cook, JohnPresentationCook, J. G. 1999. Elk nutrition-forest management relations in the Northwest. April 6-8, Annual meeting of Northwest Forestry Association, Portland, OR.
Cook, JohnPresentationCook, J. G. 2000. Forest management and elk nutrition: Research plans and priorities. April 17-18. Annual meeting of the Northwest Forestry Association, Skamania Lodge, Oregon.
Cook, JohnPublicationCook, J. G., L. L. Irwin, L. D. Bryant, and J. W. Thomas. 1994. Fecal nitrogen and dietary quality relationships in juvenile elk. Journal of Wildlife Management 58:46-53.
Damiran, DaalkhaijavDissertationDaalkhaijav Damiran 2006. Influence of previous cattle and elk grazing on the subsequent quality and nutrient intake rate of cattle, deer and elk grazing late-summer mixed conifer rangelands. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Findholt, ScottPublicationFindholt, S. L., D. Damiran, B. K. Johnson, T. DelCurto, and J. G. Kie 2005. Diet composition, dry matter intake, and dient overlap of mule deer, elk, and cattle. March 20, 2004. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 69.
Johnson, BrucePublicationJohnson, B. K., A. A. Ager, S. A. Crim, M. J. Wisdom, S. L. Findholt, and D. Sheehy. 1996. Allocating forage among wild and domestic ungulates--a new approach. Pages 166-169 in W. D. Edge and S. L. Olson-Edge, editors. Proceedings of a symposium on sustaining rangeland ecosystems. Oregon State University Extension Service Special Report 953,
Long, RyanPublicationLong, Ryan A., Rachlow, Janet L., Kie, John G. and Vavra, Martin. 2008. Fuels Reduction in a Western Coniferous Forest: Effects on Quantity and Quality of Forage for Elk. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61(3):302-313.
Stewart, KelleyPublicationStewart, K. M., Bowyer, R.T., Kie, J.G., Dick, B.L.,Ben-David, M. 2003. Niche partitioning among mule deer, elk, and cattle: Do stable isotopes reflect dietary niche? EcoScience 10(3):297-302.
Vagnoni, D.PublicationVagnoni, D. B., R. A. Garrott, J. G. Cook, P. J. White, and M. K. Clayton. 1996. Urinary allantoin:creatinine ratios as a dietary index for elk. Journal of Wildlife Management 60:728-734.
Vavra, MartinPublicationVavra, Marty, Parks, Catherine G., and Wisdom, Michael J. 2007. Biodiversity, exotic plant species, and herbivory: the good, the bad, and the ungulate. Forest Ecology and Management. 246:66-72.
Westenskow, KathyThesisWestenskow, K. J. 1991. Conditioning bunchgrass on elk winter range. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University. M.S. Thesis.

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