Bison Behavior

BCE320 Activity Budgets and Foraging Behavior of Bison on Seeded Pastures

Activity budgets and foraging behavior of yearling bison (Bison bison L.) on pasture were studied during quarterly trials between June 1994 and December 1995. Daily activity patterns were polyphasic with alternating bouts of foraging and resting activity. …
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BCE320 Seasonal energetic parameters of free-grazing bison (Bison bison)

Plains bison (Bison bison L.) have been farmed since the late 1800s when the species was rescued from extinction (Hornaday 1890; Roe 1970; Dary 1974). Although now managed similar to domestic livestock, they still retain many of the characteristics attribu…
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