Minerals

Pat and his buck that is one of the top 20 typical whitetails ever taken with a bow.

7 Killer Bowhunting Tactics: Small Internal Food Plots

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What...

ATA 2017: Pour It On with Rack Up Trophy Class Liquid

Evolved Habitats, America’s most-trusted brand of wildlife nutritional products engineered to attract and hold wildlife, released its advanced Rack-Up Trophy Class mineral mix supplement in 2016 – a breakthrough deer management product containing the highest concentrations of Phosphorus, Magnesium and Calcium ever produced by Evolved. New for 2017, Evolved Habitats expands on the success of...

Hot Gear: Mighty Deer Lick Provides Essential Minerals

Ted and Steve Janke of Powers, Mich., founders of the Mighty Deer Lick and pioneers of the commercial deer feed industry, have launched a new product: Mighty Deer Natural Rock. The new Mighty Deer Natural Rock product is produced from 100 percent pure, natural organic, rock salt. Deer, wildlife and domestic animals love it and...

It’s Time to Get Moving on Mineral Sites for Deer

If you want your local deer herd to benefit from a mineral site, now is the time to get one established. According to D&DH contributing editor Matt Harper, in whitetail’s spring and summer, the whitetail’s mineral and vitamin needs spike dramatically. “This is due to the physical condition of the deer,” Harper said. “For example, the...

Manage Deer Food Sources Carefully in Drought Conditions

Antler quality parallels the nutrition status of a deer’s diet, which is composed of a variety of succulents, particularly forbs and brush species. Although nutritionally strong and highly digestible, forbs occur primarily in spring and occasionally, depending on rainfall, throughout the year. By Bob Zaiglin Protein-fortified forbs grow antlers, but brush sustains deer. During...