Food piles?

AndrewDav4
 
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Food piles?

Postby AndrewDav4 » Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:09 am

Are all food piles bad?  We sometimes here in Maine feed the deer with apple piles.  Is this a good way to pass diseases to our heard?  It does atract a lot of deer.

ZEEK
 
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RE: Food piles?

Postby ZEEK » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:51 pm

JEEZE I thought the VT board was quiet.
It's a real good way to spread disease ans cause fights.
If you're hell bent on feeding, spread it out over a big area.
Not knowing where you are going is the best way to get
somewhere you've never been.

J. Peterman.

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RE: Food piles?

Postby buckfarmdude » Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:08 pm

CWD is spread by way of saliva, so food piles is a good way to spread it faster. As far as I know, there haven't been very many cases of this up here in Maine. Like the other guy said, spreading it out isn't a bad idea.
Psalm 42:1 "As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for Thee O God."

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RE: Food piles?

Postby huntwild » Sun Oct 18, 2009 9:25 am

In addition, if you're doing this to attract deer to hunt them, baiting is illegal in Maine. Hunting over a pile of apples is a clear violation of Maine game laws.


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