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Ed's Deer Survey - Mid-Michigan Branch QDMA

Estimated Deer Per Sq. Mile and Deer Harvest Record
  Total Average Deer Per Square Mile                    
YEAR FAWNS DOES SPIKES 3-6 PTS. 7-8 PTS. 9+PTS.   NOTES              
1994                                
1995 101 109 12.7 25.4 12.4 .4* 261   (1) TEN PT.*            
1996 88 71 14.4 21.7 15.1 2.1 212                  
1997 76 65 12.1 19.5 14.2 1.8 189                  
1998 81 52 8.1 12.2 12 1.6 167                  
                        Does        
ANTLER LESS DEER Harvest   Note: All Weights are Dressed Wgts.   not        
  FAWNS       DOES             Aged   %    
      AVG. AGE AVG. AGE AVG. AGE AVG. AGE AVG. AVG. Does    
YEAR BUCK DOE WGT. 1 1/2 WGT. 2 1/2 WGT. 3 1/2 WGT. 4 1/2+ WGT. WGT. Lactating    
1994 3 - 65 - - 10 102 6 - 1 95 -   -    
1995 4 4 70 42 104 1 129 - - - - -   -    
1996 8 10 61 25 99 23 123 15 125 9 119 -   -    
1997 18 13 69 29 102 57 107 21 109 15 104 41 108 -    
1998 11 14 62 43 101 45 114 26 126 31 118 25 105 -    
                                 
OS = Outside Spread In Inches                        
RBL = Right Beam Length                          
CIR = Circumfe rence Right Beam in Inches Between Skull and Brow Tine          
      BUCK Harvest             BUCK Harvest        
  AGE AVG. 3-6 7-8+       AGE AVG. 2-6 7-8 9+      
YEAR 1 1/2 WT. SPIKES PTS. PTS. RBL OS CIR 2 1/2 WT. PTS. PTS. PTS. RBL OS CIR
1994 34 117 2 31 1 - - - 6 137 1 5 - - - -
1995 59 122 3 41 15 10.9 11.7 - 4 130 2 2 - 12 14.5 -
1996 55 126 7 40 8 9.1 9.7 2.5 26 124 14 11 1 13.1 13 3.4
1997 84 114 14 58 13 8.1 8.8 2.5 38 135 10 27 2 14.1 14 3.1
1998 41 124 9 21 11 10 11.4 - 24 133 5 18 1 14.3 15 -
                 
      BUCK Harvest             BUCK Harvest        
  AGE AVG. 2-8 9-10 11+       AGE AVG. 2-8 9-10 11+      
YEAR 3 1/2 WT. PTS PTS. PTS. RBL OS CIR 4 1/2 WT. PTS. PTS. PTS. RBL OS CIR
1994                                
1995 2 122 2 - - 13.2 - -                
1996 7 140 4 1 2 15 14.6 3.5                
1997 3 150 3 - - 17.1 13.8 -                
1998 3 153 2 1   15.5 16.1 - 3 175 1 1 1 - 19 -
                                 
      BUCK Harvest           TOTAL DEER Harvest   TOTAL AVE.  
  AGE AVG. 2-8 9-10 11+             TOTAL per  
YEAR 5 1/2+ WT. PTS. PTS. PTS. RBL OS CIR   FAWNS DOES BUCKS ACRES Square Mile  
1994                   3 17 40 1122 34    
1995                   8 43 65 2520 29.4    
1996                   18 92 88 4854 24.5    
1997                   31 163 125 11977 17.1    
1998                   25 170 71 9340 18.2    
                                 
                                 
                                 

Last Updated on 5/5/99
By Boyd Wiltse