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Do deer eat gourds?

December 13, 2020 |

Do deer eat gourds? deer eats pumpkins, so it’s okay to wonder if they also eat gourds. In this article, we will talk about deer feeding habits concerning gourds. We often cultivate gourds for decorative purposes. Gourds like cucumbers, squash, and watermelon make up the Cucurbitaceae family. However, they are different from pumpkin and acorn squash, which we usually grow for food. We can eat some gourds species, especially the…

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Do Deer eat Hay?

December 10, 2020 |

Do deer eat hay? A straightforward answer would be, yes, they do eat hay. However, digestion may become a problem subsequently. If the deer have long been introduced to eating hay alongside their preferred diet of forbs, then this poses no major problem. This is because, over time, they would have built up microflora in their stomach necessary for the digestion and degradation of the hay. Problems arise when the…

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Do Deer Eat Raisins?

December 9, 2020 |

Do deer eat raisins? If you are considering feeding deer with raisins, then you should ensure you know what that means. In this article, we will talk about which raisins are good for deer. Raisins (Vitis species) are dried grapefruits usually yellow, purple, or brown shriveled morsels made from drying grapes in the sun or food dehydrator. We commonly use these tasty snacks, salad toppings, yogurt, cereal, or baked into…

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Do deer eat strawberries?

December 8, 2020 |

You may wonder when growing strawberries – do deer eat strawberries? These majestic creatures can eat anything on their path. It is not easy to find what they might not eat. In this post, we will talk about deer and their strawberry connection. Gardening in an area with a high deer population has a set of unique challenges. We all know the raging battle we must overcome to develop that…

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Do deer eat soybeans

December 7, 2020 |

Do deer eat soybeans? You may be wondering the best way to create the right food plots for deer. This article will talk about how and when deer eat soybeans and why they don’t eat them sometimes. Soybeans are highly nutritious annual legumes with excellent levels of protein. A given soybean field can provide over 25 to 35 percent crude protein, which is more than abundant for deer. If you…

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Do deer eat sunflower seeds?

December 5, 2020 |

Do deer eat sunflower seeds? Sometimes they do, but for different reasons. In this article, we will talk about deer and their love-hate relationship with sunflower seeds. Deer are quite the voracious eaters. They can eat a wide range of things, including food substances that may not be good for them. So, you might ask—do deer eat sunflower seeds? You may have seen a deer steal some from a bird’s…

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Do deer eat sunflower?

November 30, 2020 |

Do deer eat sunflower? This post will find out if this is true and what you can do about it. Deer eat everything! That’s the exclamation that comes to mind when you consider that deer can eat over 400 different plant species. Their diets are also incredibly dynamic, changing with each season and whatever is available. Unfortunately, this means more trouble for the grower. She must consider plants that are…

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Do deer eat amaryllis?

November 24, 2020 |

Do deer eat amaryllis? While deer are known for eating nuts and fruits, you may wonder whether amaryllis is one of them. This post has all the information you need. When cultivating a beautiful garden, you may carefully choose the kind of plants you grow to prevent Bambi from having a feast on it. Then, you need to deer-proof your garden with suitable plants that will not attract them. In…

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Do deer eat almonds

November 23, 2020 |

Do deer eat almonds? If you find that graceful and majestic animal around your property, chances are she is looking for something to eat. In this article, we will talk about deer and their almond eating habit. Almond trees are deciduous plants cultivated for their edible fruits. Although native to Iran, it is present in many parts of the US, especially California. What’s more, almonds may be sweet or bitter…

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Do deer eat azaleas?

November 22, 2020 |

Do deer eat azaleas? Azaleas are brightly colored plants that offer delight to your home.  If you are planting them, then you need to know whether azaleas are deer resistant and, if not, what you can do to prevent deer from eating them. Azaleas are known for their innate beauty. They are bright, vibrant spring blooms, with a pleasant aroma that can brighten your day. Therefore, the thought of having…

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Do deer eat asparagus?

November 21, 2020 |

If you are considering planting asparagus, you may wonder—do deer eat asparagus? This article will talk about the asparagus plant and whether it is a palatable food source for deer. Asparagus is a lovely edible perennial plant and a significant part of our diet. This flowering plant is an iconic ingredient for many dishes and recipes. Concerning cultivation, their young shoots appear in spring, thereby becoming a cause of concern,…

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Do deer eat alfalfa?

November 19, 2020 |

Do deer eat alfalfa? In this article, we will talk about the possible connections between alfalfa and the deer eating habit. Alfalfa is a perennial foraging crop mainly cultivated for silage, hay, and grazing. It is also used as a cover crop and green manure. As humans, alfalfa sprouts are also used in many sandwiches, salads, and other side dishes. Alfalfa is also highly nutritious and can help improve the…

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