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#5507819 - 12/29/14 11:45 PM What about a cattle mineral tub for deer?
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Registered: 09/29/07
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Loc: Emory, TX
Im just wondering about this. I keep 200 lbs hard baked protein tubs out for my cows and the protein for them makes a HUGE difference. So, what about the idea of putting one of the tubs out for the deer? Would they use it?

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#5507864 - 12/30/14 12:34 AM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Registered: 10/22/12
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Loc: Winters
I've seen pigs in them before, but not deer.
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#5507919 - 12/30/14 03:38 AM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Registered: 05/05/13
Posts: 841
Loc: Boerne
From what I've seen is axis,aoudad love them... Whitetail will lick them but not as heavily as the others I mentioned. We put some out for heifers north of Del Rio. So there was plenty of deer there and they did hit it just not to heavily.

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#5507964 - 12/30/14 05:59 AM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Depends on the protein source in the tub whether it would be good for deer or not.
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#5507997 - 12/30/14 06:39 AM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Loc: Gonzales, Texas
If it's a molasses tub or similar and does not contain urethra then yes.

We feed all natural cake, molasses, and combination mineral to deer for over a decade.
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#5508055 - 12/30/14 07:39 AM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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I have had deer lick on a molasses tub, but not much and I only saw the young and curious.. The mineral tub and where I fed range cubes much more activity.
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#5508716 - 12/30/14 01:17 PM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
I've seen pigs in them before, but not deer.


Yep, I had to quit putting them out due to pigs.
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#5508814 - 12/30/14 02:09 PM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Curtis]
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Originally Posted By: Curtis
If it's a molasses tub or similar and does not contain urethra then yes.

We feed all natural cake, molasses, and combination mineral to deer for over a decade.


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#5511407 - 12/31/14 06:35 PM Re: What about a cattle mineral tub for deer? [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
We have tubs out for our cows and sheep, but we also have salt/mineral troughs as well. The deer are welcome to use them.
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