This is one of the guy's that came out of the back country into town in 2003. Our town get's over run with deer every year. This is about as big as they get.
That's actually my pasture. I live on the edge of town on 10 acres.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...