Deer Management In The New Era Of Coyotes August 30, 2012 Alabama

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Deer Management In The New Era Of Coyotes August 30, 2012 Alabama, GON.com
... top deer researchers explained that coyotes, on some Southern properties, were eating enough deer and lowering deer populations so much the herd couldn’t recover, even when doe harvest by hunters was eliminated... Dr. Steve Ditchkoff, an Auburn professor ... “In a healthy population with deer in good condition and not above carrying capacity, .7 was considered to be a good recruitment rate ... researchers are documenting recruitment rates as low as .25 and even .2 on some tracts of land in Alabama ... 


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