Re-posting a popular post from some years back –
Most hunters can’t get enough whitetail deer information, although what’s out there tends to be about does and the habits of big bucks. Fawns are born at a time when few of us are in the woods (which is probably a good thing) and, as a result, have little first-hand knowledge about them. This QDMA article addresses five common myths about whitetail fawns to give you more accurate data about this fascinating subject.
It’s June and social media is abuzz with photos of recently born fawns from across the country. While we love seeing these reports of successful whitetail breeding efforts, the ensuing discussion often leads to misinformation regarding whitetail fawns. So today we wanted to address five of the most prevalent fawn myths.
A fawn is abandoned because there is no doe in sight. This is simply the whitetail’s predator avoidance strategy. Fawns spend their first 3-4 weeks hiding before they routinely follow their mothers… [continued]
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