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Postby vlc1500 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:27 pm

What should one look for as deer bedding sites?
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Postby Linn » Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:47 am

Tall Grass, ferns and other vegetation that has been compressed.

Mostly tall grass in the winter.
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Postby sachin » Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:48 pm

They bed in groups..... and one Male deer always keep watch on predators....
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Postby Volvox » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:08 pm

Along with the others... Swampy areas, clumped trees. In more open areas such as in the tall grasses, a dead giveaway is the flattened grass.
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Postby Doc44 » Fri Jan 26, 2007 5:11 am

Volvox. my favorite Chlorophyata with the cute daughters. Bedding choice also depends on temperature, wind velocity and moon phase.

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Postby Crosman » Tue Feb 06, 2007 4:51 am

I always seem to find a lot of bedding near corn fields. Like Linn said, tall grass is the most common I would believe.

I live in Michigan so deer bedding is everywhere you look.
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Postby AstusAleator » Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:23 pm

If you're in the NW USA, look for meadows or grassy patches in the middle of brush. They like to be within running distance of cover.
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