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Old 06-03-2008, 04:39 PM
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Default Those who use minerals......

what products are you noticing the bucks using more, if any? Which products have you used that you will not use anymore? Why?
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Old 06-03-2008, 05:02 PM
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Here is one of my mineral sites. I only use Trophy Rock.


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Old 06-03-2008, 08:30 PM
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I say theres a variety of products that work just as well as the other. I have tried a few diffrent things but works good is actually just a mineral block at you local feed store. Make sure you bust it up and pour some creek water on it to dissolve. Sometimes I will go back and refresh it with some "Deer Cocaine".
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:12 PM
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lots of stuff out there.

maybe look into www.whitetailinstitute.com they have a seed/mineral sample pack for 20$ shipped. you get alot of stuff.



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Old 06-04-2008, 02:46 PM
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We mix are own. We can mix up 200 lbs. for les than $30, and the deer go nuts over it.

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Old 06-04-2008, 03:46 PM
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ORIGINAL: dtk913

We mix are own. We can mix up 200 lbs. for les than $30, and the deer go nuts over it.

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Would you mind sharing your recipe?
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:21 PM
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ORIGINAL: White-tail-deer

ORIGINAL: dtk913

We mix are own. We can mix up 200 lbs. for les than $30, and the deer go nuts over it.

Dan
Would you mind sharing your recipe?
Yes, please do, thats the reason I wanted to start this thread. I would like to start minerals but would like to maybe use some of your experiences.
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Old 06-04-2008, 06:21 PM
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Sorry guys, I should have done that to start with. It is :

1 part rock Salt
1 part di-calcium phosphate
2 parts trace mineral

These can all be purchased at your local co-op. I use a coffee can to put the mix together. I usually put about 4-5 lbs out at a time and then refresh them every couple of weeks. I was told not to mix the ingredients together until you are ready to use them, I don't know why but I don't do it. All of the ingredients come in 25lbs bags. Now is a good time to get it out there. They will really tear it up during the summer. Good Luck.

If you guys use trail cams, these licks are a great place to get a lot of pictures.

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Old 06-04-2008, 06:48 PM
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Thanks! I'll give that mix a try!
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Old 06-04-2008, 07:11 PM
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I use trace mineral salt and Di-Cal 50/50. Why do you mix rock salt with it? The trace mineral is over 90% salt.
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