Understanding Mule Deer and Winter Feeding Fact Sheet

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 Foundationand is being used with permission. The Fact Sheet was part of the January / February 2018 Convention Issue.

Posted by Chris Gill

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