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Kerr WMA: Deer Research Projects

Removal of a Cohort of Deer

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A concern of some biologists dealt with the removal of spike antlered deer being removed from a cohort of deer. The concern was that no young deer would remain if all spikes were removed. A study of harvest data in the Edwards Plateau Region of Texas indicates that approximately 60% of the harvest of yearling deer are fork antlered. Removal of spikes and protection of the forked antlered cohort would insure more yearling deer would remain after harvest.

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