With deer hunting season starting Wednesday, it’s acorns vs. lust November 11, 2014 New Hampshire

New Hampshire Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... “A study on fawn production done a few years ago suggested that almost half of the state’s does are bred between Nov. 15 and 20,” said Kent Gustafson, a wildlife biologist for New Hampshire Fish & Game. “That means the peak of the rut occurs in the middle of the (hunting) season.” ...

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