Deer are not pigs.....

Some areas of the US it is legal to bait. In some of these areas people are also feeding corn for a winter energy supplement. Here is some things you need to consider. Deer are ruminants, not monogastrics like us humans or pigs. Deer are designed to consume fiber, not high amounts of starch. In fact, most ruminants need less than 25% of the diet containing starch. Levels higher than that will result in acidosis and a drop in rumen pH. Just like with the soil, the ideal pH of a deer (ruminant) is 6.5. Just like with soil, when it's out of balance,it might be acidotic and containing levels below 5.5 pH. What happens when you flood a deer's system with high amounts of corn (starch), you rapidly

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