Deer fawns

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cowboy43

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Have you seen any fawns this season , I have not, should be some soon, usually start in June or July,
Don't see bucks at the feeder either. :cboy:
 

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cowboy43":25z0l4a1 said:
Have you seen any fawns this season , I have not, should be some soon, usually start in June or July,
Don't see bucks at the feeder either. :cboy:

Nope I have an old doe that raises a pair in the front yard every year in a little sliver of woods along the driveway.
She made it through the season seen her yesterday eating my apples.
She is so gentle I think with just a little work she would come to cubes
 

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Couple of days ago right by the house. Out in the open. Still wet.
We've got several does that have grown up right behind the house. I reckon their mothers probably do to. They often fawn right against our yard fence. I think they feel safer there than in the pasture with coyotes and pigs.
 

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The bulk of them around here are on the ground, but you'll have to step on them to see them. It't the only downside to cutting hay in May
 

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Just the one the dogs drug in the yard a few days ago. Couldn't have been more than a day old and I really think something else killed it. No insides from throat to back end and the dogs were only out 5-10 minutes before I locked them on the porch again for the night when they came dragging it into the yard.
I didn't really feel of it much, but it was still soft and pliable and no odor.
Oddly, when I got up to release the dogs next morning, the carcass was gone..
 

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