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#6118359 - 01/04/16 03:44 PM Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back?
Hilltop0111 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/15
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I purchased some acres and it is just row crop land but I seen couple of deer on a mission running across my acres. How do I attract them back? Can I just set up a feeder and they will find it? I've never seen any in this area and I travel this same highway for 15 years to and from work. Guess I'm just blind?

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#6118365 - 01/04/16 03:47 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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feed them and provide water
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#6118400 - 01/04/16 04:06 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Registered: 10/22/12
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Build them green acres, and they will come.
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#6118401 - 01/04/16 04:06 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Payne]
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Originally Posted By: Payne
feed them and provide water


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#6118481 - 01/04/16 04:58 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Registered: 03/15/12
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tell me where, I'll swing by and make corn sounds for you.

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#6118486 - 01/04/16 05:00 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Anything changed on the acres or near by properties lately? like new feed crops put in or property clearings? or maybe a portion that has grown up and been untouched for a good while?
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#6118797 - 01/04/16 08:02 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Food, water and cover
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#6118921 - 01/04/16 08:57 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
Hilltop0111 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/15
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Ok thanks. Nothing has changed. I just never lived on premises. I just traveled the highway. I live pretty close to town and still debating on letting my acres grow wild or keep it leased to farmer.

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#6119240 - 01/05/16 06:20 AM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Deer range continues to expand into areas that have not held deer in the past.

Collin county is a good example of this.
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#6119247 - 01/05/16 06:30 AM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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I 'd say depending on how many acres you have whether its worth letting it go fallow or not. If it is 100, then letting up to half go would be good, 50 acres of growth and 50 with some kind of ag, think paid for food plot each year..
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#6119362 - 01/05/16 07:52 AM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
Originally Posted By: Hilltop0111
Ok thanks. Nothing has changed. I just never lived on premises. I just traveled the highway. I live pretty close to town and still debating on letting my acres grow wild or keep it leased to farmer.
do you have an ag exempt?
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#6120052 - 01/05/16 12:51 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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Registered: 04/20/08
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Loc: Frisco, Tx
Bedding cover-hinge cut trees, water, cover. Then food like everyone mentioned
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#6120749 - 01/05/16 06:06 PM Re: Never knew there was deer on my acres of land. How do I keep deer coming back? [Re: Hilltop0111]
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What crops are they farming on it?
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