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Your opinion, is this a fawn?
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Contributors to this thread:
Bou'bound 08-Mar-20
woodsman 08-Mar-20
Jaquomo 08-Mar-20
SBH 08-Mar-20
KSflatlander 08-Mar-20
Glunt@work 08-Mar-20
Candor 08-Mar-20
Tlhbow 08-Mar-20
drycreek 08-Mar-20
Bentstick54 08-Mar-20
dirtclod Az. 08-Mar-20
Zbone 08-Mar-20
KSflatlander 09-Mar-20
Shawn 09-Mar-20
Tlhbow 09-Mar-20
Bloodtrail 09-Mar-20
Grey Ghost 09-Mar-20
LKH 09-Mar-20
Stekewood 09-Mar-20
Fuzzy 10-Mar-20
JLC 13-Mar-20
Knife2sharp 14-Mar-20
Zbone 16-Mar-20
JLC 16-Mar-20
Zbone 17-Mar-20
Bear 22-Mar-20
Bowhntn 22-Mar-20
08-Mar-20

Habitat for Wildlife's embedded Photo
Habitat for Wildlife's embedded Photo
Just pulled cards today, the date is correct. Is it just a weird something, or is this a spotted fawn in March?

From: Bou'bound
08-Mar-20
It’s a spotted fawn

From: woodsman
08-Mar-20
I think the deer is a little further from the camera than the other one and turned. It's a small deer for sure but not a fawn.

From: Jaquomo
08-Mar-20
The one on the right might be a giant, corn-fed Kansas Super Deer.

From: SBH
08-Mar-20
I can't see spots in that pic. Fawn for sure tho.

08-Mar-20
Lou,

It would have had to travel at least 80 miles to my MO farm.

From: KSflatlander
08-Mar-20
Kansas is home to giant does and the Super Bowl Champion Chiefs lol.

From: Glunt@work
08-Mar-20
Does can cycle pretty deep into winter if they don't get bred.

08-Mar-20
Remember that biologist that said they wouldn't survive? This is not the first time I have witnessed this. We had a very mild winter really.

Climate change:-)?

From: Candor
08-Mar-20
Kansas cannot claim the Chiefs!

From: Tlhbow
08-Mar-20
Nope. That's a small buck.

From: drycreek
08-Mar-20
Maybe a late fawn from last year ? That would make it less than a year old, nine months maybe.

From: Bentstick54
08-Mar-20
Don’t see spots, but looks like a fawn to me. I used to hunt in SE Kansas, (rifle season) and had several seasons where we saw multiple spotted fawns in December. At least 2 seasons in a row, about 25 years ago now.

From: dirtclod Az.
08-Mar-20
"The Little People"are now breeding thier own Deer!

From: Zbone
08-Mar-20
Booner...8^)

BTW, Kansas claiming the Chiefs sounds like Trump...8^)

From: KSflatlander
09-Mar-20
Chiefs...It was a joke. I’m sure HFW got it and Zbone.

Remember the estrus cycle is a bell curve and there are always outliers. That’s a way far outlier. Pretty cool pic Frank.

From: Shawn
09-Mar-20
There are 2 deer on the left if you look close you can see the head just past the others head. No spots and both those deer are most likely fawns with big mama. Shawn

From: Tlhbow
09-Mar-20
Screen saver on my phone gives the little guy a rack. Must be another one directly behind his head like mentioned above.

From: Bloodtrail
09-Mar-20
If it was a deer counter from CT...they would tell you there are 4 to 6 deer in that pic.

Definitely looks like a tiny fawn. Maybe born in Sept or Oct?? I can imagine it was born last month....

From: Grey Ghost
09-Mar-20
Looks like Tyreek Hill standing next to Travis Kelsey. I've zoomed way in on the pic on my computer, and do not see a second deer on the left.

Frankie, you need to get some more corn piles out, and fatten that little bugger up.

Matt

09-Mar-20
No corn, but plenty of great habitat.

From: LKH
09-Mar-20
I've got a few identifiable small ones, but nothing like that. In the early 60's my dad shot a doe west of Int'l Falls, MN that was quite small. The next day we killed her fawn and I put all four feed in my hand and lifted it up over my head with one hand.

It had adult hair (no spots) and our shack with about 15 eating supper consumed the entire deer in 2 meals. Not spotted, but definitely very, very small.

When you zoom in can you actually see the spots?

09-Mar-20

Habitat for Wildlife's embedded Photo
Habitat for Wildlife's embedded Photo

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I could not see spots but most deer on pictures look like these in size. This is our KS property, the above fawn was on our MO property.

09-Mar-20
Just an FYI, the fawn is no further away from the camera than the big doe or else the camera would not even have captured it. In the above picture some of the does are further away from the closest ones but you can tell they are roughly the same size. That is definitely a fawn, a very late born deer, it is not camera angle IMHO.

From: Stekewood
09-Mar-20
Don’t know about spots but it is a fawn.

From: Fuzzy
10-Mar-20
it does look like a fawn. I will share that about 20 years ago I killed (gun kill) a rut-necked 5 point whitetail buck, in late November in SW Virginia, two and a half year old (teeth aged), fat healthy buck. He stood less than waist high to me (5'11" tall 32" inseam) and weighed probably 80 pounds, tops, live weight. tasted great tho.

From: JLC
13-Mar-20

JLC's embedded Photo
JLC's embedded Photo
I took this picture on 04-15-07

From: Knife2sharp
14-Mar-20
Why is this a surprise, a fawn is a fawn until they're not, still have a couple/few more months until it's a yearling, unless it was born late. Two years ago, my buddy and I came across a dead spotted fawn that looked to be less than a week old; it was late September.

From: Zbone
16-Mar-20
JLC - Considered a real early one or a real late one...8^)

What state?

From: JLC
16-Mar-20
Zbone...Iowa

From: Zbone
17-Mar-20
Thanks

From: Bear
22-Mar-20

Bear's embedded Photo
Bear's embedded Photo
I had a fawn that was late and never lost spot its hair just grew longer last pic I got was 4-08-07

From: Bowhntn
22-Mar-20
Dawn for sure Frank!!!

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