Dead deer

Discussion in 'Whitetail Deer Disease' started by bassman00, Sep 8, 2020.

  1. mjh4

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    Trust me A hard hit of EHD is absolutely devastating when you go from seeing 4 or 5 deer every time out to seeing a total of 6 deer in 5 years it's bad. Every farm around us had piles of dead deer everywhere near any water source. Our area we figured 85-90% death rate. After the initial hit of EHD in 2010 the very few that survived that did have fawns usually lost both fawns to the wicked coyote population we have down here so it took quite a few years just to get back to half the deer there once was. Believe me we hunted areas with low deer populations like northern Baraga county and you'd see far more deer up there compared to a hard hit EHD area. I never took the disease that serious until I've seen it first hand. Went from 150 deer pics on one deer cam per week in 2009 to 50 pics on cam in 2010 with 45 of the pics being all coyotes.


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  2. FREEPOP

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    I was facetously parroting someone else. Yes, I know what I can on a local level.
     
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  3. Luv2hunteup

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    EEE confirmed deaths per 9&10 news tonight.
    1 human
    30 horses
    2 deer

    Aerial spraying has been completed. I think they said 1M acres.
     
  4. Thirty pointer

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    Dang i got ate up yesterday in NE Kent .
     
  5. Go Lions!!!!

    Go Lions!!!!

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    New human case in Montcalm I guess.
     
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    I heard planes and helicopters all day yesterday may be they had not finished because if they did it was a waste of time .
     
  7. buktruk

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    I know of quite a few dead deer being found in Allegan. Hopefully a hard frost or good amount of rain hits soon.
     
  8. mjh4

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    Finding a few EHD deer in Van buren county!


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