Month: March 2017

The Myth of the "All-Natural Buck"

Whitetail Deer in Velvet

I talk to a lot of hunters while at trade shows, and I have heard a few say that they don’t use feed or minerals because it’s not natural and that deer can get everything they need from their natural diet.  My response to them ...

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Hoof Rot: What Is It and What Can We Do About It?

Hoof Rot in Deer

Hoof rot is just as ugly as it sounds.  It’s a bacterial infection that deer can get when an open wound allows bacteria (Fusobacterium necrophorumto) to enter their flesh.  When the bacteria persist, the foot becomes enlarged and the bones of the hoof are literally ...

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