Born With One Hoof in the Grave? Fawns Die Even Without Predators
Apr 24, 2019Justin Dion, Jacob Haus, Joe Rogerson and Jacob Bowman
Predators are one of the most widely discussed topics of deer hunting in the past few years, particularly in regards to population management and fawn survival. If you were to ask any hunter what factor…
The Importance of Good Fawning Cover
Jun 19, 2017Kip Adams
What came first – the doe or the fawn? Following the “chicken or the egg” analogy, you need a doe to produce a fawn, and you need a fawn to produce a doe. In reality,…
When Do Fawns Begin Eating Natural Forage?
Jun 19, 2015Kip Adams
This great photo of a young fawn taking a bite of hopclover was captured by Vermont forester and wildlife expert Susan C. Morse and it helps answer an interesting question about fawns: When do they wean…
Don’t Fear the Reaper: Timber Harvest is Good for Deer
Jul 6, 2012Lindsay Thomas Jr.
The reaper is coming to my family’s farm in Southeast Georgia, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a tree reaper, also known as a feller-buncher. It will be joined by skidders, loaders, log trucks and…