Henry and Patrick counties, Deer kills are lower in area January 28, 2013 Virginia

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Henry and Patrick counties, Deer kills are lower in area January 28, 2013 Virginia, Martinsville Bulletin
... Preliminary data from the state shows the number of deer harvested in Henry County fell 13 percent ... The decreased number of deer harvested “is huge in Patrick County” where the DGIF already has a process in place to reduce the deer herd due to agricultural issues, [Matt Knox, a coordinator for the department’s deer project] said. It “is a ‘wow’ number, but it is not an unexpected number.”  That is because the conditions were ripe for an outbreak of hemorrahagic disease ...


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