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Old 06-22-2021, 09:22 AM   #1
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:24 AM   #2
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:25 AM   #3
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Looks like a sika doe. Their coats get real light colored and spotted this time of year. IT will turn darker closer to the fall.
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:25 AM   #4
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:27 AM   #5
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:27 AM   #6
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:31 AM   #7
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Yes Sika 100%

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Old 06-22-2021, 09:43 AM   #8
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Another sika.
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:55 AM   #9
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Old 06-22-2021, 09:56 AM   #10
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With all the sika does you have, you're likely to see some bucks this fall when the rut starts. Keep those does happy in your spot.
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Old 06-22-2021, 02:23 PM   #11
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With all the sika does you have, you're likely to see some bucks this fall when the rut starts. Keep those does happy in your spot.

I hope so!!!


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Old 06-22-2021, 06:18 PM   #12
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If you sika name for that deer, I name a sika.
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Old 06-22-2021, 06:34 PM   #13
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Old 06-22-2021, 06:57 PM   #14
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Sorry guys, Iím gonna say fallow! Need a good pic of rear end to tell for sure.

Never mind! I retract my last statement. No Adamís apple means not a fallow.

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Old 06-22-2021, 06:58 PM   #15
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Do they change colors As they getOlder? The does that come across my lease from time to time are chocolate
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Old 06-22-2021, 07:23 PM   #16
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Do they change colors As they getOlder? The does that come across my lease from time to time are chocolate
There are different subspecies of sika deer. The different subspecies have different coloring and markings.
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Old 06-22-2021, 07:27 PM   #17
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There are different subspecies of sika deer. The different subspecies have different coloring and markings.
Interesting, appreciate the info. I would have just assumed the spotted one was a n axis
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Old 06-22-2021, 08:04 PM   #18
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Old 06-22-2021, 08:10 PM   #19
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Old 06-22-2021, 08:10 PM   #20
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I would have said Axis
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Old 06-23-2021, 10:27 AM   #21
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Do they change colors As they getOlder? The does that come across my lease from time to time are chocolate
Here's a pic from this morning at one of my feeders. Two sika in front - one red and spotted, and the other chocolate/black. The dark ones (Japanese) can be kinda two-tone with black on the top half and dark brown on the lower half, or sometimes more black all over or more chocolate all over. The red ones (Dybowski) have more white on their rump and tail, and they have white spots. Vast majority of the free range axis in the Hill Country are crosses of the various sub-species, I'm sure. Hardly any pure strains in the free range herds unless they recently escaped from a high fence, I imagine.

The doe in the back is an axis. She has a bright white throat patch and a dark stripe down her spine with two rows of white spots. Also has white legs. Sika don't have white legs or throat patch.
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Old 06-23-2021, 04:28 PM   #22
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Just realized I typed "Vast majority of the free range axis in the Hill Country are crosses of the various sub-species, I'm sure." I meant to say free range sika.

Even when typing, it's hard to keep them straight.
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Old 06-23-2021, 06:19 PM   #23
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Here's a pic from this morning at one of my feeders. Two sika in front - one red and spotted, and the other chocolate/black. The dark ones (Japanese) can be kinda two-tone with black on the top half and dark brown on the lower half, or sometimes more black all over or more chocolate all over. The red ones (Dybowski) have more white on their rump and tail, and they have white spots. Vast majority of the free range axis in the Hill Country are crosses of the various sub-species, I'm sure. Hardly any pure strains in the free range herds unless they recently escaped from a high fence, I imagine.

The doe in the back is an axis. She has a bright white throat patch and a dark stripe down her spine with two rows of white spots. Also has white legs. Sika don't have white legs or throat patch.
Interesting 🤔
Never knew any of that. In 30 years I have never seen an Axis on my place and only a couple Sika doe. Land owner shot a Sika buck about 15 years ago. Hoping one day they get more common
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