That's when the fat has a waxy feel & texture, both when you're butchering the deer and when you prepare it. Even after you cook it and it cools, it goes back to that "tallowy" texture. I don't like it, so all our game is very closely trimmed of all fat.
Have never had corn fed deer, would love to try one of these days! I'm guessing it would taste more similar to beef than wild game. We don't have corn fed deer or elk where we're at. The elevation is too high.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...