Nutrition, both intake and feed quality, has a major impact on productivity, determining reproductive performance, animal health, weaner liveweight gain and timing of venison supply
Feeding sources can be broken into crops, pasture based systems, or supplementary feed systems
When, what and how much should I feed to assist with conception rates and weight gain?
Simple guidelines to measure feed availability in crops
Feed Calculation AP to assist with growth rate calculations for hinds and weaners
Information about Legumes such as clover varieties and Lucerne.
Some useful information to assist with the establishment and management of crops.
Deer require or consume varying amounts of water and different stages throughout the year. Here are some indicative numbers on what they require.
Base Winter feed demands (kg/DM)by sub-species, sex, age and production system
Maize silage is an excellent feed option for all types of deer. It may be included in weaner growing rations, fed to lactating hinds or used to maintain breeding animals.
summary goes here