How much hair in an active bed this time of year

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How much hair in an active bed this time of year

Unread postby mheichelbech » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:00 am

In November/December in the Midwest, do deer typically shed an amount of deer that would make it easily visible in an active bed? Would you normally see a fair amount?


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Re: How much hair in an active bed this time of year

Unread postby perchsoup » Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:26 am

Good question. Something I wonder too.

In my area, bedding is plentiful and deer are not always plentiful. If I find beds now, after leaf drop, I assume they are fresh and active even if I only find a hair or two, but I don't know if I am always right with that assumption. I think because bedding is so plentiful, they go to a new spot after they find out I was there. I can only test my theory, next year around the same time of year figuring they are on a pattern.

I've only been trying this for a couple years now on more marginal bedding and new bedding I find as I don't want to go into the spots I think are my best unless I am hunting them.


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