Farmer turns to Irish Spring, scares away deer pests September 3, 2012 New Hampshire

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Farmer turns to Irish Spring, scares away deer pests September 3, 2012 New Hampshire, The Union Leader
In past years, Howe and his staff have been permitted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to control the infringing deer herds by shooting the “alpha doe,” the lead female deer that communicates directions to the other deer. “Normally, we only have a few deer ... They sliced 30 bars of the soap and hung the slices on 4-foot garden stakes every 50 feet in the farm's eight acres of gardening fields. It worked. “The soap seems to have done the trick,” he said 


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