Use of salt in managing mule deer and domestic animals on range lands of Central Oregon

by William Darlington Barron

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  • Mule deer -- Oregon.,
  • Game protection -- Oregon.,
  • Range management -- Oregon.,
  • Salt licks -- Oregon.,
  • Salt in animal nutrition.
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    Statementby William Darlington Barron.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages76
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Project Methods We will model the flow of nutrients throughout forested ecosystems on both spatial and temporal scales. Models will be built to predict alternate pathways for plant succession, including composition and structural changes evident from alternative grazing patterns. Thanks to better management, range improvement and predator control Utah’s deer herd has continued to impress the Nation. As the quality of our deer herd continues to improve our clients are harvesting more giant mule deer every year. Our guides are Mule Deer fanatics. They spend countless hours in the field watching and scouting for Big Bucks. Desert mule deer rely heavily on browse and forbes, which make up the majority of their diet (> 90%). Grasses and succulents were generally c 5% of the diet. Rangeland managers should strive to keep desert rangelands productive with a diversity of forage so animals have. Given this information, when is the best time to scout for a mature mule deer buck, and when is your best chance to harvest a buck of a lifetime? A month-to-month mule deer comparison. The best time to scout is obviously before your hunt, but the best answer would be in July and August. Mule deer bucks are usually bachelored up this time of year.

Goals / Objectives Objectives - Mule Deer Research in OregonDetermine if mule deer are nutritionally limited in variations portions of their range in northeastern y for populations that do appear to be nutritionally limited whether that limitation is a function of habitat quality or indirect effects of competition and/or predation (i.e., competitors or predators forcing deer to. LORRY B. FORBES, in Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology (Second Edition), Epidemiology. White-tailed and mule deer are widely distributed across North America and have cohabited range with infected cattle and bison for decades. A single bacteriologically confirmed field case of B. abortus in a white-tailed deer was reported in , but extensive serologic surveys before and. The Mule Deer Foundation is going to any lengths to do just that. MDF works with state and federal wildlife agencies, conservation groups, businesses and individuals to further the MDF mission. We’re also on the front lines in Washington, D.C., supporting or challenging issues that affect mule deer populations. Management tools such as mechanical control, biological control, cultural control, and/or selective use of chemicals can be implemented by farmers, ranchers and land managers to delay or avert economic grasshopper outbreaks. However, grasshopper populations can build up to levels of economic infestation despite even the best land management.

  Many of the states out West that have mule deer have very specific regulations against hunting over a food plot. Several of the game departments say that a hunter hunting over a food source needs to prove that the food source was planted for agricultural purposes and not as an attractant for game animals. Like other domestic or wild animals deer also suffers by some deer diseases and parasites. But diseases in deer is comparatively less than other animals. For domestic deer raising, commercially or as a hobby the farmer must have to have the knowledge about deer diseases and controlling methods. Production of deer get reduced if they get infected by any diseases. The next morning, as I drove up to the refuge, I passed 16 mule deer on the way. Hart Mountain is what geologists call a fault-block range. It rises precipitously 3, feet over the Warner Valley. Mule Deer occupy almost all types of habitat within thier range, yet they seem to prefer arid, open areas and rocky hillsides. Areas with bitterbrush and sagebrush provide common habitat. Mature bucks tend to prefer rocky ridges for bedding grounds, while the doe and fawn is more likely to bed down in the open.

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Use of salt in managing mule deer and domestic animals on range lands of Central Oregon Public DepositedAuthor: William Darlington Barron. Use of salt in managing mule deer and domestic animals on range lands of Central Oregon.

2 " Use of Salt in Managing Mule Deer and Domestic Animals on Range Lands of Central Oregon" Barron, William D. (author) June 2 " An Evaluation of the Use of Salt in the Management of Big Game Animals in Northeastern Oregon" June Fisheries and. Relationships of mule deer behavior and physiology to management of shrub-steppe plant communities in the Great Basin of southeastern Oregon are presented for application in land-use planning and habitat management.

Communities are considered as they are used by mule deer for thermal cover, hiding cover, forage, fawning, and fawn rearing. The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a deer indigenous to western North America; it is named for its ears, which are large like those of the several subspecies include the black-tailed deer.

Unlike the related white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), which is found through most of North America east of the Rocky Mountains and in the valleys of the Rocky Mountains from Idaho and Family: Cervidae. Deer cameras are also fun to use to see the deer movement, actions and time spent at each salt lick.

Lastly, make sure to make minimal changes to the the area where the salt lick for deer will be located as it is essential to cause the least amount of disturbances. You can also find blocks and products for all types of animals in the links below.

Mule deer, (Odocoileus hemionus), a medium-sized, gregarious deer of western North America that derives its name from its large ears. Mule deer also have striking pelage markings, large antlers, and scent glands.

Large bucks rarely exceed 95 kg ( pounds); does weigh about a third less. Mule deer. Animals require salt and minerals in their diets, and will seek out the foods that naturally provide those needs.

Salt and mineral blocks set out for domestic livestock commonly attract deer. A salt block can be purchased from a feed supply store and set out specifically to attract deer.

The mule deer hunter in that the animal is less apt to jump the string than the wary whitetail. This is a good advantages for hunting deer/ In all the shots I have taken at mule deer, if the animal was not already moving, it stood for the shot.

Not so the whitetail. Deer Behavior Patterns. Of the vast array of animals that our beloved continent has to offer for hunting, there is none as exciting and challenging to hunt as the mule deer. With antler’s that can reach up to inches and weigh a staggering pounds, the mule deer is one animal that is worth hunting.

Below is a breakdown of top trophy mule deer producing states from toand then a more recent look at trend from to Data was obtained using the Boone and Crockett Trophy Search Database. Mule Deer Care. In a zoological setting, caring for these deer is quite similar to other deer species.

They are social animals, so zookeepers keep them in herds. These groups must have plenty of space to roam, and a variety of different plants to browse on. Their diet is mostly hay and pelleted food, with fruits and veggies mixed in. Zoos have. Mule deer harvest during these years avera deer, with a 56 percent hunter success rate.

Antlerless animals made up approximately 32 percent of the annual harvest. The peak year wasw mule deer were harvested in Oregon. Deer harvest information is shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4. Mule deer harvest in Oregon, 0. Mule deer lack front teeth; they just have a hard palate. Males grow forked antlers that have 8 to 10 points and spread as much as 4 feet ( m). Mule deer have very good night vision and can detect the movement of predators as far away as meters.

They have a sense of smell that is times the accuracy of the human sense of smell. RANGE-WIDE STATUS OF MULE DEER AND BLACK-TAILED DEER Mule Deer Working Group. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies This paper provides a general overview of the current black-tailed and mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) population status and general abundance trends throughout their range in North America.

Mule deer diets were more diverse than either elk or cattle diets in all seasons. In winter–spring, mule deer diets averaged 31% graminoids, 33% browse (predominantly Artemisia spp.), 18% alfalfa, and 18% forbs other than alfalfa.

In summer–fall, mule deer diets averaged 16% graminoids, 27% browse, 24% alfalfa, and 32% forbs other than alfalfa. White Tail Deer White tail deer can be found in the U.S and even in South America.

This type of deer is polyestrous and is a short day breeder. The females will go into heat for a 24 hour period and most go in to heat in November in the northern portions of their range. A growing number of mule deer hunters are catching on to the fact that they can dramatically improve the quality of their herd and hunting opportunities by employing the same tried and true management methods of the QDMA.

Just like whitetails, mule deer need food, water, cover and a spot where they are left alone. In recent years, I’ve been paying close attention to a ranch in Wyoming. Try to dig out the dirt inches deep and feet in diameter.

Next pour in pounds of salt pellets, then pour 1 bag of deer cocaine over the top. Next pour at least one gallon of water onto salt. Use a stick or shovel to mix the salt, water and dirt together.

If you have a salt. The Mule Deer is a class 6 deer. It can be hunted in the Parque Fernando and Silver Ridge Peaks. They received TRURACS on August 11th of 1 Description 2 Features 3 Need Zone Times 4 Integrity 5 Fur variants 6 Trivia and Patches The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a species of deer named for its ears, which bear a resemblance to the large ears of a mule.

While native to Western North. The only certified test for CWD requires killing an animal and examining its brainstem. CWD first was discovered in Colorado captive mule deer in and since has been detected in 22 states and Canadian provinces, including Pennsylvania’s neighboring. Feeding deer may increase the transmission of chronic wasting disease, a growing concern [].

Reducing food pile density can reduce transmission probability. The Mississippi DWFP recommends using an above ground covered feeder, an example, or stationary spin cast feeder, example.

Food should be distributed, otherwise dominate deer may prevent younger and smaller deer. Price distribution. Mule deer hunts usually start at about $2, and more hunts are offered under $5, than over. Some mule deer hunting offers on that go over $10, but they are usually a package deal in combination with hunts for elk, antelope, or other species.

Essential Mule Deer Hunting Gear. Depending on where you decide to hunt, your deer hunting gear may have to be tweaked. For example, if you’re hunting in the mountains in late fall/early winter, you’ll need lots of cold weather gear and clothing layers to help you stay warm.

But if you are hunting the early season in New Mexico, you’ll need lots of performance clothing to help wick sweat. Griffith, Brad; Peek, James M. Mule deer use of seral stage and habitat type in bitterbrush communities. Journal of Wildlife Management.

53(3): [] Gruell, George E. Post mule deer irruptions in the Intermountain West: principle cause and. Mule deer (odocoileus hemionus) are one of the iconic animals of western North America, known for their impressive size — and impressively-sized, mule-like ears. “Muleys” can be found along the Pacific coast from the islands of Alaska to Baja California, and inland from northern Mexico to southern Yukon Territory.

[1]Views: 35K. I've read up on Deer Cane, C'mere Deer and others but they seem to be targeted towards whitetails more than mule deer.

I know they like apples and I know there's some apple scented blocks on the market too. Before I fork over money for any of this stuff, I wanted to get some feedback from the forum on attractants that work for mule deer. Talking Mule Deer Podcast - Season 3 Episode 16 - Rangewide Status of Black-tailed and Mule Deer Listen / Download UT Wildlife Migration Initiative: Paunsaugunt Mule Deer Capture.

Mule Deer are one of the most iconic wild animals in the Western United States. They are found primarily in regions west of the Missouri River and range from Alaska to Baja Mexico. The great state of Montana is a place where mule deer thrive, which means it's common to spot these wild animals when you're in Big Sky Country.

Feed AntlerMax® Mule Deer 16 deer feed free-choice with adequate forage or quality hay. Consult the feed tag on this package for specific feeding directions. Use only as indicated. Feed to deer, elk and exotic deer as a supplement to native habitat or pasture.

For best results feed free choice in a covered trough or self-feeder. 1 hour ago, Green Bullet said: Are the fish deep or shallow at rosey? Both. On 12/9/ at AM, Ringer said: Terrible! Went down to the lake Saturday to try it out since the fish kill.

Was hoping to get a few bites. Only one other boat on the entire lake. Fished ten of our best spots and go. Now we’re seeing hunters in Washington State and Oregon planting green fields for blacktailed deer. We also have some hunters in the West planting green fields for mule deer. Mule deer travel more than whitetails do, but the muleys still like something green to eat.

The hunters who have planted BioLogic are reporting good success with feeding different types of deer.Habitat: Mule deer occupy a wide range of habitat types; some live in desert shrub-steppe, some in woodlands, and some in conifer forests.

In general, however, mule deer occupy the more open, rugged areas. Although mule deer commonly are considered “browsers," they consume a wide variety of plant material and in some seasons graze extensively.