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Tomblin signs deer farm bill into law - West Virginia MetroNews
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:32:15 GMT

North Carolina Sportsman

Tomblin signs deer farm bill into law
West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed the deer farm bill into law Wednesday evening. The bill (SB 237) transfers the management of deer farms from the state Division of Natural Resources to the state Department of Agriculture. “I have great ...
Last year's budget bill gets a secret amendment to help deer farmersNorth Carolina Sportsman

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Sportsmen press for veto on deer farm legislation - West Virginia MetroNews
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:18:11 GMT

West Virginia MetroNews

Sportsmen press for veto on deer farm legislation
West Virginia MetroNews
Supporters of the move accused the DNR of being obstructionist to advancing farm raised whitetail deer as livestock. Opponents of the legislation have two key fears. One is the potential for wildlife disease outbreak originating within the pen raised ...


Summit County hunter bags 17-point buck known as 'Legend of Springfield' - Akron Beacon Journal
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:13:06 GMT

Akron Beacon Journal

Summit County hunter bags 17-point buck known as 'Legend of Springfield'
Akron Beacon Journal
To the hunters who harvest whitetails in the farm fields and woods of southeastern Summit County, it is known simply as the “Legend of Springfield.” The archery staff at Gander Mountain in Jackson Township refer to it as the “Ghost Deer.” The buck and ...


Iowa hunter's lifelong devotion to a trophy buck is rewarded - DesMoinesRegister.com
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:14:22 GMT

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Iowa hunter's lifelong devotion to a trophy buck is rewarded
DesMoinesRegister.com
THE LAND FRANZ finally spotted in Marion County last summer was perfect, an 80-acre farm with just the right habitat that included a timber sanctuary for deer to feel safe, ample food sources, and neighbors who shared his dream. Also, the listing agent ...
Joe Franz Buck: 230-Inch Non-Typical Iowa MonsterNorth American Whitetail Magazine

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Deer eating baby birds?! 'Nest cams' catch herbivores in the act (video) - Syracuse.com
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:42:00 GMT

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Deer eating baby birds?! 'Nest cams' catch herbivores in the act (video)
Syracuse.com
Apparently, the phenomenon isn't limited to white-tailed deer either. Other herbivorous species have been spotted munching on recently-hatched chicks. In India, a farmer caught his cow on video eating a baby chicken, and a biologist in Scotland watched ...
Deer eat CHICKS for a protein hit, snatching them from nestsDaily Mail

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Hunter, angler input sought at district open houses on Saturday -- Outdoors Notes - cleveland.com (blog)
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:18:02 GMT

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Hunter, angler input sought at district open houses on Saturday -- Outdoors Notes
cleveland.com (blog)
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio deer hunters will have yet another chance to try and convince the state's wildlife agency there are not enough white-tailed deer roaming the Buckeye State. The Ohio Division of Wildlife is holding five ODOW Open Houses on ...


Guilty plea in illegal deer case - Suwannee Democrat
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:19:56 GMT

Guilty plea in illegal deer case
Suwannee Democrat
According to indictment documents, Wainwright Sr. co-owned and operated white-tailed deer breeding and hunting facilities in Ohio and at 10530 52nd Terrace in Live Oak, both called Valley View Whitetails. He also reportedly helped in the operation of a ...


Extension, DNR working on coyote control - Pickens Sentinel
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:20:51 GMT

Extension, DNR working on coyote control
Pickens Sentinel
Abbeville County cattle and sheep farmer Jason Ashley plans to attend a local workshop. Coyotes have killed some of his neighbor's goats. While he hasn't lost livestock to coyotes, he's installed expensive fencing to keep them away. He also closes off ...


The Tufts Daily - Tufts Daily
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:02:53 GMT

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The Tufts Daily
Tufts Daily
“When I was little I used to live on a farm and there were lots of coyotes … They used to peek ... Herringbone and Maersey, a pug and a white-tailed deer respectively, were selling needle felts and jewelry at a table in the dealer's den. “This is kind ...


Boone and Crockett Club warns against rise of captive deer farms - Ravalli Republic
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:03:55 GMT

Boone and Crockett Club warns against rise of captive deer farms
Ravalli Republic
Commercially raised whitetail deer are becoming a threat to real hunting and wildlife health, according to the nation's top big-game trophy institution. “We have some legislatures struggling with deer breeding and canned shooting operations,” said ...