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- “Deer Proof” Landscape
Article by Bexar County Extension Master Gardener discussing information on selecting deer proof landscape plants.
- Aging Deer On The Hoof
Ideas on how to develop skill in aging live deer.
- Aging Deer On The Hoof
This publication contains information on antler development
- Are Antler Characteristics Inherited
Discussion of improving antler characteristics through selection.
- Brush Management Effects on Deer Habitat
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication which discusses brush management to optimize deer habitat requirements.
- Conducting Whitetail Deer Surveys
Brief overview of deer spotlight counts in Texas.
- Managing Coyotes with Snares
Snares are traps that can be used to capture coyotes. The habits of coyotes are discussed, as well as the equipment needed for snaring, where to locate snares, and how to set and check them. Dog and coyote tracks are compared.
- Controlling Feral Hog Damage
Publication from Texas AgriLife Extension Service containing information on controlling damage by feral hogs.
- Controlling Skunk Damage
This publication discusses the diseases that skunks can transmit, namely rabies, and the damage that skunks can cause. Suggestions for environmental and mechanical control are given, as well as instructions on how to neutralize skunk odor
- Counting Quail
Land managers need to estimate quail #’s to see if management practices are successful. Methods described: roadside counts, helicopter surveys, covey flush rates, drive counts, line-transect counts, mark-recapture, call counts, age ratios, & dummy nests.
- Deer Census & How to Calculate Harvest
Discusses purpose of census, fawn survival, buck-to-doe ratio, range carrying capacities, and herd composition.
- Deer Feeding Supplemental or Baiting
This publication contains information concerning proper nutrition for deer development and growth
- Deer Herd Composition
An essential element of white tailed deer population and harvest management in Texas.
- Deer Hunting Ethics
This publication describes ethics in deer hunting
- Factors Affecting Deer Diets & Nutrition
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication which discusses management considerations for maintaining healthy productive deer herds.
- Feral Hogs In Texas
Publication from Texas AgriLife Extension Service * Wildlife Services which discusses biology, damage, disease, and control methods for feral hogs.
- Feral Hogs: The Good , The Bad, or The Ugly?
This publication contains interesting information on feral hogs.
- Food Plots for White-tailed deer
Discussing the use of plots to supplement the diets of deer in Texas.
- Harvest: An Important Part of Deer Management
Texas Parks & Wildlife publication which discusses harvesting as an integral part of deer herd management.
- Hog Trap Design
Publication from Texas Extension detailing the construction and baiting of feral hog traps
- How To Age Deer
Article from Whitetail World.Com which discusses the process for estimating the age of deer by “toothing”.
- How to Manage Deer Habitat: Edwards Plateau
Discussion of deer habitat management. Includes: managing deer numbers, livestock numbers, livestock grazing systems, classes of livestock, exotic numbers, brush control practices and nutritional supplementation.
- Hunters Orange- A bright idea for hunters
This publication contains information on bright orange for hunters
- Hunters Use Caution When Feeding Corn to Wildlife
This article contains information on naturally occurring toxins that occasionally turn up in corn
- Integrating Deer, Quail, and Turkey Habitat
Texas AgriLife Extension Service Publication discussing integrating multiple species into one wildlife enterprise.
- Interpreting Deer Harvest Records
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication which discusses harvest records as an important part of deer herd management.
- Key Food Plants for Deer in the Edwards Plateau
Discussion of food habits for deer and checklist of browse plants (for the Edwards Plateau region of Texas).
- Managing for Age in White-tailed Deer
Harvesting and culling practices for deer herds in Texas.
- Pocket Camera Valuable Tool on Hunts
This publication contains information on capturing the moments
- Using Livestock to Manage Wildlife Habitat
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication which discusses managing for both livestock and wildlife as a way to diversify your ranching enterprise.
- Venomous Terrestrial Animals of Texas
Publication from Texas AgriLife Extension Service containing information on several venomous terrestrial animals of Texas. Includes spiders, snakes, scorpions, and more.
- White-Tailed Deer Browse Preferences
Texas AgriLife Extension Service Publication discussing the diet preferences of white-tail deer in South Texas and the Edward’s Plateau.
- White-tailed Deer Management In TX Hill Country
Texas Parks & Wildlife bulletin which provides a range of techniques for deer managers in the Edwards Plateau of Texas,
- White-Tailed Deer Population Regulation/Management
Noble Foundation discussion of whitetail deer population management to meet production goals.
- Wildlife Diseases
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication discussing rabies, lyme disease, rocky mountain spotted fever, plague and other diseases of wildlife.
- Deer Carcass Disposal Practices
Texas AgriLife Extension Service publication providing methods to limit movement of prions (which cause CDW) to new areas.