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When Do Deer Give Birth?

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 24th May 2019

In the summertime, homeowners may start to see new additions in yards - brown-eyed spotted fawns. Doe give birth to fawns in late spring and will leave their young hidden away from views of homeowners and predatory animals while they search for food.

It is highly advised not to approach fawns. These deer are not injured nor orphaned. If unsure, call animal services or a wildlife rehabilitator in your area. Doe are usually nearby and may become aggressive towards people or pets if they feel their young are threatened.

Deer birthing season causes trouble for homeowners since they will begin to see an influx of deer on lawns and gardens in summer, leading the way for potential deer damage.

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