Hunter group addresses herd stability, buck maturity October 24, 2015 Minnesota

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Hunter group addresses herd stability, buck maturity October 24, 2015 Minnesota, St. Cloud Times
... Traditionally, 85 percent of the bucks harvested in Minnesota in a typical year are only 1½ years old.... a movement slowly starting ... establish a stronger and more stable local deer population from year to year. Second, to balance the age structure of the herd, particularly when it came to bucks... the River Bottom Whitetails group has certainly seen their efforts pay off ...

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