Michigan 2017 Deer Forecast September, 2017

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Michigan 2017 Deer Forecast September, 2017 DNR 
... The winter of 2016 was relatively mild across the entire state. Low snowfall levels and above-average temperatures made for good deer survival conditions and great potential for this year’s fawns. Spring had relatively mild weather as well, which is a major factor in both deer fitness and fawn survival. Due to these circumstances, this year both the overall number of fawns seen and the number of twins and triplets across the state has increased.  In addition to an increase in the number of fawns being reported, the overall number of  deer being observed appears to be up as well...



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