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winter wheat or rye
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
bighorn 16-Aug-17
LKH 16-Aug-17
KsRancher 16-Aug-17
drycreek 16-Aug-17
t-roy 16-Aug-17
OkieJ 16-Aug-17
Missouribreaks 17-Aug-17
Scrappy 17-Aug-17
t-roy 17-Aug-17
Scrappy 17-Aug-17
happygolucky 17-Aug-17
swampokie 17-Aug-17
Catscratch 17-Aug-17
Deerplotter 17-Aug-17
From: bighorn
16-Aug-17
Those who plant it which one do they prefer?

From: LKH
16-Aug-17
I can tell you what the deer prefer, rye.

From: KsRancher
16-Aug-17
I dont know about deer. but i had the great idea to plant to half of a field to rye and the other wheat for cattle grazing. the wheat was the farthest away from the water tank. and the cattle wouldnt even hardly put their head to eat till they got to the wheat. so i only plant rye now cause i get a lot more growth and can stock it heavier.

From: drycreek
16-Aug-17
The only way I've ever planted both was half and half in the same plot, so all I can say is they ate it all and I couldn't tell which they preferred. I just poured it in the hopper, mixed it, and broadcast it. Over on Deer Hunters Forum, it seems like lots of guys prefer rye. Wheat has always worked for me though.

From: t-roy
16-Aug-17
Triticale. It's a cross between wheat and rye. Personally, I think they like oats the best, however, oats aren't nearly as winter hardy where I live and can freeze out if it gets too cold.

From: OkieJ
16-Aug-17
We have lots of wheat here in the winter.

17-Aug-17
Winter rye by far.

From: Scrappy
17-Aug-17
WHITE OR RYE????

Can anyone guess what I'm referring too?

Another hint, APPLE PIE AND COFFEE!!!

From: t-roy
17-Aug-17
Pumpernickel?

From: Scrappy
17-Aug-17
Nope a Jerry Clower joke about a relative from the old country that couldn't speak English. You want WHITE OR RYE???

From: happygolucky
17-Aug-17

happygolucky's Link
This is a good link on this topic IMO.

From: swampokie
17-Aug-17
Rye. Just broadcast it. Make sure u do t plant too early

From: Catscratch
17-Aug-17
Planted them side by side several times and in many different plots. Observations and trail cams always have them in the wheat the most. I can't even get a deer to eat a turnip though so take it with a grain of salt. Every place is different.

From: Deerplotter
17-Aug-17
Winter Rye is hardy for cooler weather and has a root system that helps pull nitrogen from deeper in your soil. Inexpensive for the guys on a budget. A bushel (54# bag)will do an acre. Winter Rye can also be a food source for the following spring. Then later till it under before it seeds out and aids in adding soil compose. Plant two acres here deer favorite late October.

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