A Key for Aging White-tailed Deer Using Tooth Replacement and Wear Technique
Management of white-tailed deer is important to maintain the health of deer herds and to protect their habitats from the effects of overpopulation. Knowing the age of deer is imperative to maintain a balance of deer and their habitat. This paper provides a summary of how to age deer in the field using tooth replacement and wear technique. A key for aging deer using this technique is presented to serve as a quick reference guide in the field.
Guide / Booklet
Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension
wildlife biologists, foresters, landowners, hunters
Guynn ST, Moore WF, Guynn, Jr DC. A Key for Aging White-Tailed Deer Using the Tooth Replacement and Wear Technique. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2020 Oct. LGP 1093. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/a-key-for-aging-white-tailed-deer-using-the-tooth-replacement-and-wear-technique/.