Watch for does that are driving off this years young. If you see a lot of lonely first years, it is usually a sure sign that they have been driven off by their mothers. Does drive off their young when they come into "heat".
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Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...