Doe sighting

by Jun 15, 2015Whitetail Deer

Doe sighting

There are three does around my parent’s house.  One of them looks as though she doesnt have a tail OR that she has a solid white tail.  Over the past few weeks, she has disappeared, presumably to have a fawn.  I couldn’t zoom in as much as I needed to, but I think this could be here.  I spotted her after I had put O to bed after his day long birthday party.

 

Also, there were not a lot of deer pictures on the trail camera when I checked it the day before.  A couple does, a racoon and some caterpillars crawling over the lens.  We need to mow the grass down and hopefully we can get some bucks walking through.

But, there are deer around and I will take that any day.

1 Comment

  1. It's good to see them! The majority of fawns should be born right about now. Kyle said 95% or 96% percent of does are bred the third week of November.

    I added a 4' wide strip of brassicas, legumes, sunflowers and roots to the food plot this morning. I need to get the tiller off the tractor and the mower on next. It's kind of too bad I don't have a baler. It would be great hay!

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