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post #1 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 12:01 AM Thread Starter
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What was your deer eating?

I don't know if others do this but AFTER gutting the deer I always cut open the stomach and see what they were eating. Last week we shot five deer and four of them had corn in their stomach's and mine had crab apples, which a lot of them were never even chewed. The nearest cornfield was at least a mile away.

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post #3 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 12:40 AM
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Re: What was your deer eating?

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The nearest cornfield was at least a mile away.
The nearest pile of corn may have been much closer. Sorry, I know deer can travel a good way but I do believe baiting/feeding is a problem.

Usually don't open the stomach on deer I harvest but when I have they have had corn in them which is too be expected since most are archery season harvest and there are many nearby cornfields still standing.
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post #5 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 12:51 AM
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Re: What was your deer eating?

not acorns
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LOTS of corn.
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post #7 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 01:52 AM
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Re: What was your deer eating?

looked like grass in mine,no corn
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post #8 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 02:05 AM
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grass here also.No corn
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grass or some kind of soft vegetation.

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Re: What was your deer eating?

Corn and acorns recently, but His last meal was LEAD!HA HA!!

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