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Soft Red winter Wheat?

Old 10-10-2007, 12:28 PM
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Default Soft Red winter Wheat?

Just a quick question. Do or will Deer eat the wheat? I accidently picked up a bag thinking it was shelled corn and can't return it. So I was wondering if it was worth putting out for the deer. Thanks for all your help.
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Old 10-10-2007, 12:41 PM
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Default RE: Soft Red winter Wheat?

It depends what else is available at the time. Might be better off planting it as a food plot, once the rest off the forage and mast are gone they should hit it.
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Old 10-10-2007, 05:17 PM
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They will eat it, but it isn't something you want to feed them a lot of.

It comes up very easy, so you might try just scattering it out along a trail or in a clearing. Deer like the young plants. You don't even really have to till it in. You can just scatter it out across the ground, and take a yard rake and rake over it just enough to scratch the dirt.
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Old 10-11-2007, 07:10 PM
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north texan is right, better to scatter on the ground in hopes of seeding rather than feeding it freely tothe deer.
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