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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