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Well heres a first for me

Postby msbadger » Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:59 am

Just now and for the last 15 mins...I've been watching a doe with 4...yes 4 good sized healthy fawn walk through my woods eating and playing...she stopped every few mins. and nursed one fawn at a time....tagging along well behind them is a 4pt. buck...I didn't think a doe could successfully raise more than 3 fawn.....only one seemed to be smaller than the others ..but still played tag....lifes good....[:)]

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RE: Well heres a first for me

Postby gunther89 » Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:49 pm

Wow this is a very rare thing to see.  I remember seeing an article in an old deer and deer hunting magazine that a doe was hit by a car and half 4 or 5 healthy fawn embros.  So it is possible that she had all 4 of them.

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RE: Well heres a first for me

Postby hunter480 » Mon Jul 07, 2008 2:47 pm

Too cool!
 
 

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Postby danesdad » Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:07 pm

I've never even heard of that many born to one doe.  She must be an exceptional deer, indeed!

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Postby bckklr » Thu Jul 10, 2008 2:41 am

2 years ago in southern tn i witnessed what i think was a doe with 4 youngins she came by my stand with them every time i sat there in archery season but i didnt see them any more until dec when 3 of the youngins bedded down 15 yards from my stand all 3 had buttons !!! so cool
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Postby RNC » Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:52 am

Wow never seen a doe with 4 fawns. Have seen a few does with three fawns.

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RE: Well heres a first for me

Postby fasteddie » Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:27 am

I would guess that maybe the mother of two of the fawns may have succumbed to a vehicle and the present doe is now taking care of those "foster fawns" . [8|]


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