I live in Waunakee, hunt in Marquette and Monroe counties mostly. Deer are ruminants and need their head on the ground as that is natural. These mineral licks for deer serve a variety of needs. And here's the whole bunch as they are leaving and most likely to return within hours or a few days at the longest. I have had to change formulations based on what i know about a person's soil and water content. Mineral licks when implemented correctly can produce big results.
Thats what a doctor would tell you. Also place pounds of mineral per station, placing product there more often verses dumping a large quantity once. This formula will give you pounds of mineral to put into the ground the first time you make your lick. I had ordered some and some how it had gotten put into the dead mail pile about half way on its trip to my house and he sent me a whole new shipment no questions asked! Last a long time and the deer get in the habit of hitting it.
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I have used the same product literally yards apart from each other, and the deer heavily used one site but not the other. You can zoom in on this link and see full ingredients.. Here are 2 pictures of our mineral lick. Clearly, a deer licking a Trophy Rock a few times a day will most likely ingest all the quantity of the available trace minerals they need. Nutritionist send me a pm. Hunting over a pile of corn is the strip-club bachelor party of deer hunting tactics. Hardened antlers are composed of about 22 percent calcium and 11 percent phosphorus.
Recent Posts Turkey Hunters Ask: As in humans, many "trace minerals" such as barium, aluminum, zinc, and strontium are toxic in large quantities and must be excreted from the deer's body. Antler-less deer will also use the sites when lactating. A mineral lick is an inexpensive way to improve the quality of the deer on your property and hold the bucks there. When most people think of bowhunting turkeys, they tend to think of days spent sitting in a ground blind in the middle of a wide open area waiting patiently for birds to respond to calling and decoys. Did You Hear That Gobble?