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#6219852 - 03/11/16 03:49 PM axis deer
alaska7878 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/15
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Probaly a dumb question for all the exotic guys, but will an axis deer stay in a low fence. Just wondering if they will jump the fence or will they just look for a hole to climb under. I ask this cause I seen some axis does not long ago in a low fence area. I didn't know if maybe they was just escapees from a game ranch or someone possibly put them there.

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#6219857 - 03/11/16 03:51 PM Re: axis deer [Re: alaska7878]
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Axis are found free ranging throughout the Hill Country and spreading every day.
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#6219875 - 03/11/16 04:06 PM Re: axis deer [Re: alaska7878]
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They will easily jump a low fence, Don k here on the forum I think has either a 6 or 7 foot fence and they jump it all the time. Like said above there are a lot of them free ranging and the population and range is growing. There may be more low fence axis now than there are high fence.

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#6219886 - 03/11/16 04:13 PM Re: axis deer [Re: alaska7878]
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Thanks that answers that question, I have just never seen them out of a high fence except maybe as a pet. I look for them everyday since I seen those and haven't seen em since. But there was babies in the group so there has to be a buck somewhere.

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#6219989 - 03/11/16 05:31 PM Re: axis deer [Re: alaska7878]
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I saw one dead on the south shoulder of 90 in knippa a few weeks back which is basicaly brush country. I guess they followed one of the rivers down.

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#6220196 - 03/11/16 08:25 PM Re: axis deer [Re: alaska7878]
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As has been mentioned their are thousands of them roaming around Texas on low fence pieces of land.
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