Kōrero: Deer and deer farming

Red deer hinds and fawns

Red deer hinds and fawns

Red deer hinds usually have only one fawn, and seek shelter to protect it from sun and cold. Fawning is at different times through New Zealand – about mid-November in Hawke’s Bay, but two weeks later in the South Island.

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Deer Industry New Zealand
Photograph by Tony Pearse

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - The beginnings of deer farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15807/red-deer-hinds-and-fawns (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008