White-tailed Deer

Quality of Native Plant Forage Species Important to White-tailed Deer and Goats in South Central Oklahoma

Deer or goat production can be viable enterprises for many landowners. In many areas, native forb and woody plant communities are capable of meeting the nutritional requirements of deer and goat....

Who's Doing the Breeding?

Which bucks are successfully breeding has significant impact on deer management in general and buck harvest strategies in particular.

Use These Strategies for Managing Buck Harvest

If you are not satisfied with the size of bucks on your property, and your hunters are harvesting more than one buck per 300 acres of deer habitat annually, you need to impose some method of limiting buck harvest.

Update: Infrared-Triggered Camera Surveys

In last year's August and December issues of Ag News and Views, I addressed some of the assumptions associated with infrared-triggered camera surveys. With another year of data collection under our belt, I thought I would update you on the findings.

Cooperative Efforts Improve Deer Herd

The Walnut Bayou Deer Management Association has been making huge strides toward meeting its deer management goals.

Ongoing Study Yields Further Developments on Aging White-Tailed Deer

A Noble Research Institute study has called into question the established techniques for placing adult deer into specific age categories.

More On Infrared-triggered Camera Deer Surveys

In this continuation of a series on infrared-triggered camera surveys, Gee examines the computation of herd composition and population estimates.

Use These Strategies to Increase Doe Harvest

Increased doe harvest is a goal shared by many deer managers - use these methods to reach that goal.

What Is White-Tailed Deer Habitat?

Quality deer habitat includes a mixture of trees, shrubs, vines, forbs, grasses and other plants such as fungi and sedges. Certain plants within each of these categories benefit deer more than others.

Wildlife Unit Study Examines Deer Response to Camera Flash

The Wildlife Unit is conducting an on-going study about infared-triggered camera surveys this article is the first of two parts and will address the effect of camera flash on deer.