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The 2017 Fawn Sighting Thread

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Hey guys, how about posting the date and parish of your first 2017 fawn sighting.

I have three cameras out in St. Helena Parish. No fawns yet as of my last check on June 25th., but lots of big bellied does.
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We have fawns 6-25-17, St. Mary parish.
(Posted by Hawkeye on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.)
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They been here (St Avoyelles Parish) for about a month (early June)... a little earlier this yr than usual... they about 2 weeks earlier than last yr.
(Posted July 5th. by HighWaterKennels on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.)
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Still big bellied Doe behind my house in Sicily Island Northern Catahoula Parish on 7/2/17.
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Fawns in Webster Parish 7/1/17
(Posted by tcicon on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.)
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Saw the smallest fawn I've ever seen in person last hitch north of Ruston.

(Posted 7/5/17 by cajunhorn on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.)
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Does still carrying 07/08/17. St. Helena Parish, north of Greensburg.
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Got first Fawn picture on 7/5 in northern Catahoula Parish
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Big Doe still carrying on 7/4 behind my house in northern Catahoula Parish. On 7/8 it looks like she dropped her fawn(s).
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Based off of my trail cam findings this summer so far it appears that the fawn is about 2-3 days old which puts it’s birthdate around 7/2, and the big doe best guess dropped her fawn(s) around 7/6. With an approximate 200 day gestation period puts these Does getting bred around December 14th thru 17th.
The LDWF issues their Louisiana estimated deer breeding periods map which shows northern Catahoula Parish is December 5th thru the 18th. This is dead on the mark!
I will continue to evaluate my findings to see if other fawns fall in the same time frame. Keep in mind this is only a very small fraction of data but still pretty neat to understand. By keeping good records from year to year will help strengthen your finding on when the rut really occurs in your area.
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Letumgrow, that map is pretty accurate. Our lease is in the Dec 16 - Jan 1 zone according to the map, and the hottest part of our rut is always right around Christmas.
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Fawns in my area were born on the night of the last full moon. Got my first pics of one out with his mother.
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I saw a doe and fawn this morning (7/21/17) on the road in southern pointe coupee parish. That's the first I've seen this summer.

(Posted by Bigcypress on the Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.)
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St. Helena Parish, North of Greensburg. Some does still pregnant on July 9th. Some does still pregnant on July 12th. And first fawn picture on July 12th.
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St. Mary Parish. Posted by Hawkeye on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum .
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Evangaline Parish. Posted by Lil Dago on Bayou Bucks Deer Hunting Forum.
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These are early born, piney woods fawns. Look how much bigger they are compared to late born ones.
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Still have Doe carrying on 7/22 in northern Catahoula Parish
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I don’t like seeing these fawn killers
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