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This study investigated the movement interactions between sheep and red deer. Positional data from GPS collars fitted to 5 Scottish blackface sheep and 4 red deer that were grazed for a year in a stock-proof fenced plot of one km2 located in a moorland area in the North East of Scotland were used....

Author(s)
Perez-Barberia, J.; Hooper, R. J.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2013, 16, 7, pp 10-12
Abstract

We analysed 16 years of census data gathered on the island of Hirta (archipelago of St. Kilda) to investigate the effects of castration, population density, sex ratio, season and group type on habitat use and social segregation of Soay sheep. From 1978 to 1980, 72 male lambs were castrated. We used ...

Author(s)
Ruckstuhl, K. E.; Manica, A.; MacColl, A. D. C.; Pilkington, J. G.; Clutton-Brock, T. H.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2006, 59, 5, pp 694-703
Abstract

In 1978, 1979 and 1980 a total of 72 male lambs were castrated within 1 or 2 days of birth on St Kilda. They survived much longer than entire rams (marked as controls) and ewes of the cohorts the same years. The daily pattern of activity of castrates was similar to that of ewes rather than to that...

Author(s)
Jewell, P. A.
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 1997, 243, 3, pp 623-636