White-tailed Deer

Photographs can help collect, analyze animal data

The use of photographs in science is increasing, with several recent developments and applications.

Spike buck culling seldom provides benefits

It depends, but in most situations with white-tailed deer, the answer is no. Here's why.

Common white-tailed deer misconceptions affect views

There is a plethora of misinformation about white-tailed deer biology and management.

McMillan East Farm provides real-world examples

An update of the demonstration projects conducted on the property thus far.

Cross Timbers management creates wildlife habitat

Understanding the habitat requirements for the animals you want to promote and manage is key to providing a good wildlife habitat.

White-tailed Deer Antler Score: A Pictorial Presentation

From a hunting and economic perspective, white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, is the most important wildlife species in the eastern half of the U.S. More landowners and hunters in this region...

Grazing management benefits cattle and deer

Grazing lands provide forage for livestock, habitat for wildlife and recreational opportunities such as hunting. The assessed value of a ranch based on aesthetics and wildlife habitat or its recreational opportunities can often exceed the property's agricultural value.

Early deer harvest assists population management

As part of most management programs, doe harvest is an important component that needs just as much attention as trophy bucks.

Processing your deer extends the hunt

Harvesting a deer yields a significantly larger quantity of meat, and putting meat in the freezer is important for many hunters. Yet most deer hunters take their deer to a processor and miss out on an opportunity to extend their hunting experience.

Coyote control strategy requires goal assessment

Coyotes have long been considered a nuisance for livestock producers and white-tailed deer managers. Are coyotes friend or foe?