Fairfax City deer spaying update: 18 does sterilized, more next year February 17, 2014 Virginia,

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Fairfax City deer spaying update: 18 does sterilized, more next year February 17, 2014 Virginia, Washington Post 
... The program costs about $1,000 per sterilization, which is being paid for the first two years by Wildlife Rescue of Maryland... The program involves shooting the deer with tranquilizer darts, each equipped with a tracking device ... From darting to release took about 90 minutes per deer ... it is being tried .. in small communities in New York, California, Missouri and Maryland. Early results there seem to show a 10 to 15 percent population drop per year, with limited migration of new deer from outside the targeted area. 


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