Entries by Steve Meng

My Ohio Deer Hunt – 2014

Deer numbers were down big time for me on this farm and I’m not sure why. I had planted a corn/soybean plot and removed the fence around September 20th. It was common to see only 1 or 2 deer per sit and frankly, I don’t do well with that kind of boredom. I was starting […]

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Do Minerals Promote Antler Growth?

It’s May and bucks are starting to push antlers. It has long been debated if mineral supplements help grow bigger racks. This old plow boy applies common wisdom to the situation. Protein grows muscle (and antlers they say) and muscle is protein. Antlers are primarily calcium, so just maybe a calcium deficient diet limits antler […]