43 per animal unit month
(AUM) to the federal government for grazing.
An AUM, or animal unit month
, is the amount of forage required to support five ewes and their lambs for 1 month.
54 per animal unit month
, the Federal grazing fee is an incredible bargain that ought to be tied to a rancher's effectiveness in managing to improve the land.
6 million animal unit months
(AUMs) of forage, supporting $2.
But the refuge's value to Americans, whether they live in Burns or Boston, cannot be measured in animal unit months
or tons of hay.
Specifying the stocking rate, that is, how many animal unit months
(the equivalent of a cow and a calf grazing for one month) should be allocated to a given tract, leaves unanswered the question of how the animals should be grazed.