Strengthening the herd: Hunters adapt to limit November 24, 2012 Alabama

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Strengthening the herd: Hunters adapt to limit November 24, 2012 Alabama, Montgomery Advertiser
...  “The three-buck-per-season limit was put in place as a way to balance the buck-to-doe ratio. We were having a lot of smaller bucks harvested... “We are seeing more bucks making it to 3, 4 years old or older. So if they have good genes, that gives them longer to breed and pass on those genes.”  A balanced buck-to-doe ratio means the herd is in better shape ... 


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