Kōrero: Deer and deer farming

Fawns suckling

Fawns suckling

Red deer usually have only one fawn per pregnancy, and not all hinds become pregnant in any one year. The national average weaning percentage for red deer in 2005 was about 80% – in other words, for every 100 hinds mated, 80 fawns were eventually weaned.

Photograph courtesy of New Zealand Warnham and Woburn Society.

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Deer Industry New Zealand
Photograph by Alan Fraser

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Feeding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15820/fawns-suckling (accessed 29 February 2020)

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