Caring for Cathie Gregg: Wildlife Rehab: New Hampshire's white-tailed deer fawns October 18, 2013 New Hampshire

New Hampshire Deer in the News Archive

... Fawns begin to arrive at Elaine Conners Center for Wildlife in mid to late May and these admissions continue to spike through June. These are usually the animals that are orphaned when the doe (dam) is killed on the highway. More often that not, the young will be lying next to the dead mother on the road... Fawns are fed colostrum when admitted because we usually do not know the full history of the animal. Colostrum is the mother’s first milk and affords the antibodies which all mammals need to survive...

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