What are some good food to feed deer?


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You can feed deer grains, apples, hay and various feeds. You can also grow nutritional grass in your yard that deer can eat and benefit from.

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Deer often are supplementally fed during late fall, winter and early spring because people don't believe that they can survive those time periods without supplemental food. You may also place a salt lick near the deer feeding area.

There are disadvantages that come with feeding deer. When you feed deer, it disrupts deer migration patterns, creates a feeding ground for predators and kills vegetation, reducing the forest's ability to protect deer in the future.

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