When Do Fawns Begin Eating Natural Forage?

When Do Fawns Begin Eating Natural Forage?

This great photo of a young fawn taking a bite of hopclover was captured by Vermont forester and wildlife expert Sue Morse and it helps answer an interesting question about fawns: When do they wean off milk and onto plants and other forage? Let’s look at the timeline of fawn development. Most fawns are born during May and June in northern environments. Fawns born later than this are at a distinct disadvantage because they will not have adequate time to grow and develop before winter arrives again. Fawns in the South... read more

by Kip Adams on June 19, 2015 2 Comments

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