Tropical Grasslands (1982) Volume 16, 161170
BEHAVIOUR OF FREE-RANGING LIVESTOCK ON NATIVE GRASSLANDS AND SHRUBLANDS
Department of Natural Resources, Roseworthy Agricultural College, Roseworthy, South Australia 5371
Australia has large expanses of tropical rangelands, both arid and seasonally arid (Monsoonal). Merino sheep and beef cattle are run under extensive free-ranging conditions. The management strategies, although not identical for the arid and the monsoon tropics, depend on a knowledge of livestock behaviour.