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#5777076 - 06/06/15 08:38 PM Deer eating cattle cubes
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So I'm sitting here in the hot box waiting on a hog to show. With all the rain a couple weeks ago, I had a bag of cubes get a little wet. Last night I poured the bag out in the feeder pen. A doe just worked her way into the field and is standing there eating cubes from the pile. Never seen that before. They are made with corn so maybe that's it. Anybody else ever seen it?
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#5777083 - 06/06/15 08:42 PM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Fellow I know has been using them in his protein feeder for years. He swears by them..
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#5777090 - 06/06/15 08:47 PM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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They will eat them. I had a friend who fed deer on his lease cottonseed cubes back in the 70's.
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#5777233 - 06/06/15 11:04 PM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Have been putting cattle pellets with corn out for deer... flag
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#5777294 - 06/07/15 06:15 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Deer used to visit my feed troughs after I fed cubes, usually only dust left after the cows rolled on though.
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#5777295 - 06/07/15 06:21 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Deer also love "sweet feed" made for livestock.

Heck guys, deer are glorified goats and will eat practically anything.
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#5777305 - 06/07/15 06:51 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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I put our alfalfa last yr, deer did not touch it, also put out mineral pellets, did not eat, they are really chowing down on the corn every night.
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#5777487 - 06/07/15 10:14 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: colt45
I put our alfalfa last yr, deer did not touch it, also put out mineral pellets, did not eat, they are really chowing down on the corn every night.


Took the drought to get my deer to eat pellets, now they clean them up pretty good.
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#5777545 - 06/07/15 11:23 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Deer have slobber hanging to the ground chewing on cubes. Funny to watch. I'll take and fling a coffee can full around the blind, gives them something to hang around on.

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#5777550 - 06/07/15 11:34 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: Flatcreek]
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bang First post, thought was in open discution form .. Haven't been cattle in pastures for years... Started buying pellets, cubes at Atwoods, cheaper, 12% cattle cubes 3/8" & mixing with corn years back for deer... Right now deer hitting the minneral block, reddish, brown type... Weather warming up a little. Post pic or two whin at laptop... flag
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#5788903 - 06/14/15 06:21 PM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Registered: 04/02/09
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Loc: FORT WORTH TX
done good with meneral blocks and salt blocks

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#5788927 - 06/14/15 06:32 PM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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I've always found they like range cubes and sweet feed as well. up
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#5789606 - 06/15/15 09:32 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Hunted one ranch where the same group of deer would hang out at the cube feeder every day.

Have also seen deer hammer Sweet Feed.
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#5789637 - 06/15/15 09:47 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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Has anyone tried them in eat or ne texas?
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#5789646 - 06/15/15 09:51 AM Re: Deer eating cattle cubes [Re: TX_LT230FH]
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your cattle don't like wet cubes?
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