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Hey, folks. I've been seeing an alarming number of dead fawns and very few does with fawns. I'm thinking it's because of the drought. But I'm wondering if it's only where I've been hunting. You folks seeing the same thing?
 

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Last week I saw a doe with three fawns. Is it possible for a doe to have three fawns, or did this deer just kidnap the 3rd from some unsuspecting mother :? . Just curious to know what you guys might have seen out there.
 

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Strange but I have been hunting two areas. one has no fawns and never does. They coyotes are bad in that area. The other has poor looking does but they all have two fawns with them. I wish that I could get them to share.
 

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Interesting. Thanks for the responses, guys.

The area I'm talking about is the southern end of the Central unit, by the way. Good to know it's just a localized situation, but I wish it wasn't in my stomping grounds. :wink:

FWIW, it isn't because of predators. I heard coyotes every evening, but the carcasses weren't eaten at all.

Chalk it up to yet another good reason for micromanagement, I guess.
 
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