Unless you have them fence in alone by them self, there is no way to tell how many fawns a doe has except through a DNA test. Whitetail does are great mothers and will let fawns, other than their own, nurse.
Young, first time mothers, generally have 1 fawn and then afterwards normally have twins. Having 3, or even 4 does happen on occasion.
I know it depends on the location as well. In Alabama our deer heard is so large that quite a few does on our property from year to year have triplets, but most of them usually drop 1 or 2.
We even had a 3 legged doe for the longest time who had triplets every year until one of the IDIOT hunters that USED to be the club decided he wanted to shoot her. It was a shame. She was a great producer. She usually had 2 bucks out of the 3.
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...