Higher numbers of fawns expected this summer June 7, 2017 Mississippi

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Higher numbers of fawns expected this summer June 7, 2017 Mississippi, Jackson Clarion Ledger
... "We saw in our herd health observations we had very high fat indices. It's going to lead to a higher reproductive rate, we expect." ... caused by the exceptional mast crop we had last year ..,

Banner year for big deer expected this season September 27, 2017 Mississippi, Jackson Clarion Ledger
... The overall herd health stems from a combination of weather and food resources. In 2016, much of Mississippi experienced a significantly larger than average mast crop, which kept deer fat and happy through the winter... a mild winter followed by an early spring [for 2017] ...

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