Mississippi State Deer Lab is conducting a study to better predict rut zones in Mississippi. In addition to this study they are swapping antlers on same size and age bucks and putting them in adjacent pens to a hot doe and see if she prefers bucks with bigger antlers.
The Doe's Choice | MSU Deer Lab Research Project
Oklahoma Part 1 | Growing Whitetails on a Working Cattle Ranch
Lee Ticknor manages for wildlife on Rock Bottom Ranch in Oklahoma with the help of two teenage boys. The boys work hard planting food plots, fixing fences to keep cows out of the food plots, and other chores around the farm to earn their right to hunt. They spend their down time in a roping pen, roping goats. Lee is team roper and uses that, the cattle farm and a sells hunts as a monetary means to keep the farm going.