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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #25 on: May 10, 2017, 07:46:40 AM »
Too bad the conditions weren't optimal for the survey, I agree that you can't base too many conclusions on the survey. One conclusion I see, it's disappointing that no collared animals were spotted. For me that indicates we have reproduction in the herd but there is very little longevity. Thanks for the info jackelope. :tup:
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #26 on: May 10, 2017, 08:16:47 AM »
To do it right, they should add new blood as well as fly for coyotes just prior to them fawning.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #27 on: May 10, 2017, 08:24:20 AM »
To do it right, they should add new blood as well as fly for coyotes just prior to them fawning.

The survey was planned for earlier, but the weather was worse.

The other issue is finding volunteers to help with this sort of thing.  Plenty of folks are willing to put their .02 in a discussion forum like this, but when it's time for the rubber to hit the road, nobody is there to help. This is not aimed at you, Gringo. Just a general comment I've noticed.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #28 on: May 10, 2017, 08:49:43 AM »
To do it right, they should add new blood as well as fly for coyotes just prior to them fawning.

The survey was planned for earlier, but the weather was worse.

The other issue is finding volunteers to help with this sort of thing.  Plenty of folks are willing to put their .02 in a discussion forum like this, but when it's time for the rubber to hit the road, nobody is there to help. This is not aimed at you, Gringo. Just a general comment I've noticed.

It's always been that way and probably always will. You can usually count on 1 or 2 hands the people who actually get involved. We live in a busy world, often times there are people who would like to help if they could but they simply can't for any of many obvious reasons.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #29 on: May 10, 2017, 09:04:35 AM »
To do it right, they should add new blood as well as fly for coyotes just prior to them fawning.

The survey was planned for earlier, but the weather was worse.

The other issue is finding volunteers to help with this sort of thing.  Plenty of folks are willing to put their .02 in a discussion forum like this, but when it's time for the rubber to hit the road, nobody is there to help. This is not aimed at you, Gringo. Just a general comment I've noticed.

It's always been that way and probably always will. You can usually count on 1 or 2 hands the people who actually get involved. We live in a busy world, often times there are people who would like to help if they could but they simply can't for any of many obvious reasons.

I agree, and am guilty of it myself.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2017, 09:07:23 AM »
Hey there Jack....

I do what I can to reduce the coyote population  :chuckle:
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2017, 02:49:18 PM »
Saw 2 antelope near hwy 17 & 174 intersect to go to Mansfield.... 1/2 mile with good glass so 100% sure what they were.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2017, 03:06:28 PM »
Saw 2 antelope near hwy 17 & 174 intersect to go to Mansfield.... 1/2 mile with good glass so 100% sure what they were.

There are quite a few around Mansfield. I saw about 8 one day.
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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #33 on: September 23, 2017, 06:36:35 PM »
Very lonely doe with a collar today.

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Re: 2017 Pronghorn antelope survey report
« Reply #34 on: September 24, 2017, 12:45:59 AM »
She has stayed here at mile marker 303 SR 97 all year. Is anyone tracking them? This one is healthy but by herself. What does her collar do?

 

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