Monday, March 26, 2012
WHO’S BREEDING WHOM? - Part I
How many times have you heard an old timer say, “The biggest bucks do the most breeding”? They usually follow with the statement, “It’s nature’s way to insure the fittest survive.” Although the above may be true for some deer species, it is clearly not true with regard to white-tailed deer!
My article in the last week addressed deer stocking and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TWPD) Trap, Transplant, and Translocate (TTT) program. I highlighted the results of two studies completed at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville that were designed to answer several crucial questions with regard to the TTT program.
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