Belvedere forum explores deer management, sterilization October 27, 2016 California

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Belvedere forum explores deer management, sterilization October 27, 2016 California, Marin Independent Journal
... PZP, created from pig ovaries, is 90 percent effective in blocking fertilization ...The vaccine, good for up to three years, does not pass through a food chain and is reversible... “It’s reversible so unlike surgical sterilization, it’s not permanent ... If, for some reason, the population goes down too low and you want to stop, you just stop treating them and they will regain fertility.” ...
     Marin Co. community considers sterilization of deer October 26, 2016 California, KTVU San Francisco
... "Surgery isn't pretty and there's no way to pretty it up," said Craig Stowers, an environmental scientist with California Fish and Wildlife... Deer fences can be effective, but panelists said they should be at least eight feet high and Belvedere city code limits fences to six feet...

Belvedere Community Forum on Deer - Oct 26, 2016

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