Wilborn Outdoors http://www.rayonierhunting.com/ SOUTHLAND SAFES! Buckwaters Grabow Outdoors AquaSouth! Motivated Movers Alabama Hog Control Mayer Insurance Services LLC
Serious Deer Talk
Deer Survey Question
by joshm28
07:53 PM
by Emile
05:41 PM
by timbercruiser
12:32 PM
opinions on whether or not ATV's spook mature bucks
by redhedder
11:13 AM
12/12 LFTT
by Southwood7
07:18 AM
Aldeer Classifieds
Got a great deal anyone have any chokes?
by flounderpounder
Benelli Nova
by bobwallace
11:20 PM
Need an Oven.
08:26 PM
Storage Tank. $50
by Megacott
06:59 PM
Zeiss conquest 3-9-40 Rapid Z 600 reticle
by Engine5
06:50 PM
Who's Online
170 registered (257wbymag, born2fizh, HoofNSpur, Old_Grunt, bobwallace, Reaper, ego6baller, therankstranger, bowkl, Gotcha1, dquick1, AlaMiss, SouthBamaSlayer, gatorbait154, Phil_Army, Farmer64, hunting13, mark, CNC, CarbonClimber1, olemossy, ford150man, GKelly, jaredhunts, AC870, captjab, HBWALKER14, swampstalker, crenshawco, Ant67, JustinJ, G/H, centralala, Remington270, dead_eye, Big AL 76, BCLC, bowtarist, bama1157, JD_Bowhunter1976, AU338MAG, Bustinbeards, GomerPyle, dnolen, Beadlescomb, DEADorALIVE, jaybo9, 59Hunter, Turkey_neck, lectrode, icducks, Mww460, hallb, TravisBatey, Bama_Bow_Hunter, mikewhandley, bamamed1, mike35549, BD, Reno, greenZ71, 3006bullet, Cousneddy, Beer Belly, lefthorn, BamaStrapAssassi, capehorn24, hoggin, JHL, Geeb, BIG-AL, CASH, BibbHunter, CeeHawk37, booner, Chancetribe, AU7MM08, Dean, nacho, AUstan23, Hayzeus, Turkey, k bush, MC21, Yellowfin, blumsden, coldtrail, Squadron77, bwhunter, TickaTicka, Chris4x4Gill2, Johnal3, Bgrick, Fatboyslim, cullbuck, quickshot, SurveyinAL, doublefistful, Spottedbass, demp17, khunter, FurFlyin, alight1983, Avengedsevenfold, Skullworks, bward85, USeeMSpurs, sj22, deerhunter_1, soalaturkeys, oldbowhunter, Mossy454, dirtwrk, bamafarmer, leroycnbucks, Waldo, BHeron35, slim68, Ben2, hawgwild, Parker243, Big Rack, AJones, Brownitsdown, GmeHunter, Acorn, CAL, Big Al, rblaker, joe sixpack, WARPhEAGLE, d_av_s, n2deer, MCW, CKyleC, blahblahblah, BhamFred, rst87, Rickster, flounderpounder, TCEncore308, ttownwhitetail, Pwyse, coach2, click-boom, MarksOutdoors, SWilliamson, M48scout, scrubbuck, NoHuntin, DMC, fishingbucks, Narrow Gap, Irishguy, BOFF, jlbuc10, GrandSlam, seapro19, Noler_Swamp, jbatey1, Tidewins, Spitanddrum, 8 invisible), 409 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Topic Options
#2191092 - 08/11/17 07:34 PM Fetal studies
bamaeyedoc Offline
14 point

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7210
Loc: Montgomery
What other info are researchers looking for when doing fetal studies? I mean after 1000's of does killed across the state over the past decades, certainly the pattern of conception dates has been established by now. Just seems like a waste of resources and animals if that's the only thing they are looking at. Maybe effects of drought on reproductive rates and other things?

Dr. B
"There is no other creature of creation more handsome or more majestic as is a mature strutting gobbler."
Gene Nunnery

My priorities in life:
1. God
2. Wife
3. Kids
4. Turkey Hunting.

#3 and #4 subject to switch depending on behavior of kids!

#2191100 - 08/11/17 07:38 PM Re: Fetal studies [Re: bamaeyedoc]
jlbuc10 Online   content
14 point

Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 8085
Loc: Auburn
Nighthunter took the weight of the fat around the heart and kidneys I belive, of the mothers to asses the health of the herd and make harvest recommendation

#2191145 - 08/11/17 08:23 PM Re: Fetal studies [Re: bamaeyedoc]
Yelp softly Offline
10 point

Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 4231
Loc: Central Alabama
They could still be testing to see if the rut dates are changing. I heard BSK give a presentation years ago that rut dates could be shifted as the sex ratio gets closer to 1:1. If the increase in doe harvest is shifting the sex ratios, there's a legitimate chance that the conception dates are not the same as they were 10 years ago. That's my thoughts. I think that was one of the main factors in the decision to increase the doe limit years ago.
"When there was no fowl, we ate crawdad, when there was no crawdad, we ate sand."

"YOU ATE SAND!" - Raising Arizona

#2191172 - 08/11/17 08:41 PM Re: Fetal studies [Re: Yelp softly]
2Dogs Offline
Old Mossy Horns

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 19171
Loc: Boxes Cove
What I've read and heard at seminars is primary rut dates shift very little. However, the closer the sex ratio gets to 1 to 1 the shorter and intense the breeding period will be.

"Why do you ask"?


Aldeer.com Copyright 2001-2017 Aldeer LLP.