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Old 02-22-2010, 06:27 PM
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bluebird2
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I think the biological benefit of protecting yearling bucks is that it promotes a more balanced buck age structure with bucks reaching maturity. To me its logical to say that a herd comprised of mainly yearling bucks is not biologically favorable because it does not mimic the natural herd dynamics that persisted prior to selective harvest.
If you want to be credible all you have to do is provide the data that shows that harvesting 80% of our 1.5 buck for over 50 years has had a negative effect on genetics,breeding rates ,productivity or recruitment.You can't do it , so once again you are just blowing smoke

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