The Deer Harvest
For many years the result of the deer hunt was counted as the "deer kill." This phrase has been generally replaced by the euphemistic phrase the "deer harvest," as if killing a deer is equivalent to picking some tomatoes or harvesting a row of grain as in the image below generated by artificial intelligence.
Examples of Deer Harvest Thinking
In Ely, outcry leads to added charges in case of three deer hit by truck April 7, 2023 Minnesota, YAHOO!News
... speeded to strike the whitetails as they ran northbound ... three crippled and bloody deer scattered on the road and its ditches, fighting for their lives ... Defendant admitted he intentionally hit the deer. Defendant said he and his friends thought it was funny at the time ...