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Body and Antler Size: What's Soil Got to Do With It?

March 15, 2016

It is no secret to deer managers that deer body and antler size is determined by a combination of age, nutrition, and genetics. Recent research findings at the CKWRI may give insight into why nutritional deficiencies, not genetics, most likely cause the body weight and antler size differences seen in deer across South Texas. 

Research Deer CKWRI Kory Gann