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Food plots are and excellent way to attract and retain deer on your existing or new hunting land. Most hunters want to plant fall food plots to use while hunting, but the process should start way before opening day. Planting a food plot early will help you understand deer movement patters and increase your odds of seeing quality deer on opening day. Evaluate Understanding your deer movement patters and current resources will help you plan what and where to plant your food plot.  Deer usually have a home range of about a square mile or more. Consider the natural and...

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 Use galvanized welded wire or hardware cloth instead of chicken wire. Chicken wire can stretch and allow predators access to the run. If your windows and doors have traditional mesh screening, add a layer of hardware cloth to those openings to prevent predators from getting in the coop. The opening in the wire mesh shouldn't be larger than 1/2''X1/2''.  Bury galvanized wire underground to prevent burrowing predators. To do this, bury wire 6 inches underground, parallel to the walls of the coop and run. Then, bend the wire 90 degrees to run the wire out from the coop parallel to...

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