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Free Range Axis #7110365
03/14/18 12:53 AM
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What is the best way to keep axis coming back to the feeder? I have been told that alfalfa will do it. Any other secrets?

Re: Free Range Axis [Re: FayetteCo] #7110535
03/14/18 04:10 AM
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Fresh green alfalfa or chafhaye and a good water source.


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Re: Free Range Axis [Re: FayetteCo] #7113328
03/16/18 03:55 PM
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If your area has an abundance of green forage and browse then you may have a hard time even with alfalfa. Summer heat may push them to go nocturnal. They are not easy to hunt most of them time. Some guy on here a few years ago was talking about rotting mangos and axis loving them. I never tried it. There was another fella that made an axis call. I remember seeing a video about it on youtube. You could try that.


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Re: Free Range Axis [Re: FayetteCo] #7113664
03/16/18 09:34 PM
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Alfalfa always works great for me!


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