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Re: More deer damage


I work with hunters.... my dad was a hunter and anything he shot, we had to
eat.  (if you think deer is bad, try wild bore or bear- Yuck!)
 
Pam is right, cooked properly it is eatable.  The guys at work have some made
into a sausage.  That really isn't bad.
 
Donna


--- On Thu, 1/8/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:

From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] More deer damage
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2009, 8:31 PM

Yeah, but so is [shudder] muskrat, which I've had a couple of times
and hope I never do again.

On Jan 8, 2009, at 5:37 PM, Pam Evans wrote:

> It has to be cooked properly, then it's good.  I don't know how to

> cook it,
> but I've had it at other folks homes and it was really good.  And
> I'm not a
> big meat eater.  If it's overcooked by so much as a minute, it's
> inedible
> unless you're a Rottweiler.
>
> On 1/8/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>>
>> Well... maybe. Problem is that venison is tough, stringy, and
>> gamey. I've
>> only known one person in my all of my life who though it was fit
>> for human
>> consumption--and he confessed to liking black angus a whole lot
>> better.
>>
>> On Jan 8, 2009, at 11:56 AM, Catharine Carpenter wrote:
>>
>> If only market hunting of deer were allowed, this behavior could be
>> stopped
>>> in its tracks.
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>
>>> On Jan 8, 2009, at 11:14 AM, Judy Browning wrote:
>>>
>>> Lobby for a depredation hunt in your neighborhood. Sounds like the

>>> deer
>>>> are overpopulated, starving & eating anything green.
>>>> Get a protective dog that will harass them & make your
property
>>>> unappealing. Something like a Basenji that doesn't bark.
>>>> (Although they do
>>>> make a yodeling sound, it doesn't carry like a bark.)
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 6:27 AM
>>>> Subject: [CHAT] More deer damage
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I looked out my window this morning to discover that deer have
>>>>> just devastated the plantings in front of the house -
things that
>>>>> they have never touched before in the 38 years we have
lived
>>>>> here.  The dwarf Mugho pine has been stripped nearly bare.
>>>>> In all the years, they have never bothered that before.
This
>>>>> one is a replacement of the one we put in when we moved
>>>>> here - that one, though dwarf, had grown too big for the
space,
>>>>> and had been damaged by a snow-plow.  We splurged on a
>>>>> nice replacement about five years ago, but it had to be
dug up
>>>>> and replanted when the underground oil tank was removed.
It
>>>>> had about recovered from that when the tree fell on it
summer
>>>>> before last.  Careful pruning had just about brought it
around,
>>>>> but now this.  I'm trying to think what could possibly
replace
>>>>> it that deer wouldn't eat.  Is there anything?
>>>>> Then I walked to the other end of the house and looked out
>>>>> windows there to see that my Rhododendrons there had been
>>>>> stripped.  They were full of buds, but are now just
sticks.  The
>>>>> deer have sometimes nipped them, but never more than a
bite
>>>>> or two.  This is really distressing.  They had already
eaten the
>>>>> Mountain Laurel shoots that were trying to come up from
the
>>>>> ones the tree took down.
>>>>> It's hard to know what to do now.
>>>>> Auralie
>>>>> **************New year...new news.  Be the first to know
what is
>>>>> making
>>>>> headlines. (http://www.aol.com/?ncid=emlcntaolcom00000026)
>>>>>
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>> Inland Jim
>> Willamette Valley
>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
>> Elevation 148'
>> 39.9" Precipitation
>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>> Heat Zone 5
>> Sunset Zone 6
>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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>
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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Inland Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
39.9" Precipitation
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 102 F [39 C]

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