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  • On August 21, 2012, we were scouting our hunting land and had a doe, 2 fawns and buck come into the field. The buck proceeded

    On August 21, 2012, we were scouting our hunting land and had a doe, 2 fawns and buck come into the field. The buck proceeded to mount the doe in the field with her just allowing it to happen. I have never witnessed this so early in the season. Do you think this is common, or what could be the reason at this early date?

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    I've heard of does giving birth in August, but never heard of them mating that early.

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    • #3
      Never seen or heard of this taking place in August. Perhaps the buck was play acting much like dogs do?
      What part of the country are you in?

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      • #4
        I've never heard of that either, and I very much doubt it could've been actual mating behavior, maybe just "practicing"?

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          We are in the Tomah area of Western Wisconsin.

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          • #6
            Could it have been a button buck and the buck was showing dominance?

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