Today on the show we are joined by wildlife biologist Bronson Strickland and we are talking whitetail research and biology.
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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:
– Who Bronson Strickland is and how he became a wildlife biologist
– What’s done at Mississippi State University’s Deer Lab
– What goes into developing a whitetail research project
– What research has shown about changes in deer movement due to hunting pressure, weather, moon and more
– Research looking into the timing of the rut and how strange factors in the South have made it even more confusing
– What causes protracted whitetail ruts
– How genetics and nutrition impact a whitetail herd
– The truth about “cull bucks”
– Why bucks have antlers
– How is breeding success distributed across age structure?
– How do hogs impact deer and what can we do about it
– And much, much more!
Show notes, resources, links:
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