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Deer Management - Improved Herds For Greater Profit

By A J De Nahlik

Very Good Condition
Hardcover: 250 pages
Publisher: David & Charles; First Edition edition 1974

A practical guide to the more economical management of deer, leading to better herds.

The author states his belief that good management comes from selective control, sex ratio at the right level and control of density in relation to feeding capacity of the terrain.

For anyone interested in raising deer for profit this book is an invaluable aid.

Chapters include: Deer history, habitats, habits; Body and tooth development as aids to recognition; Characteristics of antler development; Deer counting; Deer damage; Density; Feeding and shelter; Planned management; Co-operation; General consideration; Evaluation of stalking; Deer as an economic product.

The nine appendices include: Chemical deterrents; Percentage analysis of fodder and plants with which deer may come into contact in their habitat; The Hoffman Pyramid; Basic planning of deer management for economic return; General considerations of deer economics; Balance of sex ratio in deer economics; Sex ratio and culling of calves; Other income from deer; Comparison of deer and sheep. Please click here to ask a question
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