Feeding your local wildlife – deer
April 25th, 2015
This is a guide to supporting your local wildlife. These foodstuffs are not suitable for rescued wildlife in captivity, more a list of suitable things you can supplement your furred and feathered friends diet with while they forage for their own too!
Deer are timid and do not like being disturbed, but may come closer to built up areas if food is scarce.
Do not approach the deer, they will leave, but if you know where they will be at a certain time of day you can leave food out when they are not there for them to find later.
You can leave: Sheep feed, cow cake, horse feed (not the stuff you have to soak first) goat food, rabbit food, hay and root vegetables. Just scatter them and go. Always make sure you are not trespassing by doing this and that you are not putting food down where other peoples animals can eat it, you may harm them if you give them the wrong thing.