Deer Study, DNR continues to shed light on deer February 16, 2013 Wisconsin

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Deer Study, DNR continues to shed light on deer  February 16, 2013 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... The buck study is intended to improve the accuracy and precision of the Sex-Age-Kill deer population model. The fawn study is designed to improve understanding of recruitment rates and causes of mortality.... Yearling male deer survival was 52% in the north and 58% in the east. Hunters caused from 82 to 92% of the mortality. In the north, hunters killed 11 yearling bucks (nine with firearms and two with archery equipment); predators killed no yearling bucks last year in this study area...

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