Twelve deer likely died from winter feeding by residents March 24, 2015 New Hampshire

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Twelve deer likely died from winter feeding by residents March 24, 2015 New Hampshire, Fosters Daily Democrat
...  Biologists conducted field necropsies on eight of the animals, which indicated that they had died from complications caused by winter feeding... Two deer were brought to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for further analysis. Following a more detailed examination, the UNH Veterinary Diagnostic Lab concluded that evidence in the two deer examined was consistent with death due to enterotoxemia; a condition caused by a rapid change in diet often associated with winter feeding...

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