A baby deer is called a fawn. This is especially true for a baby deer not yet weaned from its mother. A whitetail deer fawn is born with white spots that it loses before it is weaned.
A baby deer is officially called a fawn. A female deer can have between one and three fawns per breeding season, depending on the availability of food and her age.
In the wild, baby deer, called fawns, only consume their mother's milk. As they mature, baby deer eat solid plant foods such as grass, leaves and fruits.
Tips for deer calling include starting with low volume calls, calling multiple times and being prepared before using deer calls. Common types of deer calls include grunt calls and bleat calls, with the right call depending on the situation.
Deer meat can be frozen for 6 to 9 months in the freezer. Proper packaging is crucial in extending the shelf life of deer meat.
To tenderize deer meat, physically break down the muscle fibers or apply meat tenderizing powder. Meat tenderizer is available in the spice section of most grocery stores.
SmokeGrillBBQ.com's smoked deer jerky and OutdoorChannel.com's best smoked venison are some recipes for smoked venison. These recipes require up to nine hours of cooking and preparation.
A large male deer is frequently called a stag, and a female deer is called a doe. There are other terms that are specifically applied for specific types of deer.
A group of deer is called a herd. A group of roe deer is referred to as a bevy.
A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does.