When Doe Fawns Breed, It’s a Good Sign

When Doe Fawns Breed, It’s a Good Sign

Some doe fawns breed and conceive in their first fall, at around six to eight months of age. The percentage that do this is determined by nutrition – they attain sexual maturity if they reach a specific weight threshold. In general, southern fawns reach it at approximately 70 pounds and northern fawns at approximately 80 pounds live weight. Fawns that manage to hit this threshold in their first fall tend to do so late, in December or January, and they are one reason for an apparent “second” rut in many... read more

by Kip Adams on December 8, 2015 9 Comments

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