Supplemental feeding of deer and elk – especially in winter – is widespread across the West, including far-West Texas and New Mexico. In this report, the Mule Deer Foundation concludes that, “At best, feeding has a limited nutritional benefit often negated by undesirable, even catastrophic, behavioral and biological effects.”
NOTE: This document is provided to us by the Mule Deer Foundation and is being used with permission. The Fact Sheet was part of the January / February 2018 Convention Issue.
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