Over time, a large deer wallow will be created as many deer develop the habit of frequenting the site to consume the beneficial minerals. Just goes to show you what a little perspective change can do. CSS archer , Jun 27, No quick crouching moves. We were just talking about luring deer in your yard!! We see the deer and they walk by the salt, I have only seen a deer lick it once. Ive always known they are there and only see them at night crossing the street but today at
I replicated the test on three different farms to help alleviate variables, at least to a certain degree. Also, the use of a foreign object, the plastic feeding pan, could have decreased usage even though I did not start the test until the deer were regularly using the site with the feeding pan in place. Free choice minerals are probably one of the most difficult products where you can get a good sense of intake. If we could use it to survey populations in Illinois I would be using it all the time. But there are hopefully more important things in your life that you can invest in.
Creating And Maintaining Mineral Stations for Deer | Wired To Hunt
Research has shown that antler mineralization in whitetail deer reaches its peak during the late summer when sodium drive in bucks is strong. But the best time to start pouring mineral is in February or March. Maybe you caught part of the lung. Some hunters pour minerals right on the ground. Whats the tried and true recipe? Always interested in trying something new. This salt drive is highest in deer during the spring and summer.
Make sure you pick an appropriate spot where there will not be negative consequences from this mess happening. Deer are fonder of environments that have taller grass that will provide necessary cover and food source. Ive always known they are there and only see them at night crossing the street but today at Deer ticks also are carriers of other diseases that affect humans. I buried them partially in the ground in an attempt to minimize the negative effect of using a container versus the normal method of direct ground application. A nice cool shower with our gourmet lunch!!