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#3101867 - 12/30/12 07:01 PM Should I hunt the turnips?
RobbyW
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Registered: 09/19/11
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Loc: Dickson County TN

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Should I hunt this plot of turnips? They are starting to turn yellow and looks like rot a little. Will they still eat them?

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#3101892 - 12/30/12 07:07 PM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: RobbyW]
Master Chief
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Registered: 10/11/11
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They look fine for now. Can't hurt to try.
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#3101931 - 12/30/12 07:22 PM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: Master Chief]
hoyt30
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Registered: 09/19/11
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Had 6 does and 2 buttons im my turnips this evening. they are digging them up. Just started though. Watched em for about an hour. I say hunt em
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#3101962 - 12/30/12 07:40 PM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: hoyt30]
in the dog house!
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Now is when they freeze and turn to sugar..... great late season food for deer... they love em
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#3101990 - 12/30/12 07:58 PM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: in the dog house!]
Carlos Viagra
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Registered: 11/20/04
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Woods IMO will produce more deer during daylight...
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#3102033 - 12/30/12 08:22 PM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: Carlos Viagra]
hoyt30
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Registered: 09/19/11
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9:00, 11:15, 4:00 late season , cold, acorns gone or rotting,not much browse. Plot eaten to the ground. Most pics daytime right now in my plots.
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#3102452 - 12/31/12 07:28 AM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: hoyt30]
richmanbarbeque
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[quote=hoyt30]9:00, 11:15, 4:00 late season , cold, acorns gone or rotting,not much browse. Plot eaten to the ground. Most pics daytime right now in my plots. [/quote

Yep, late season = food plots. Deer have to eat.

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#3102453 - 12/31/12 07:30 AM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: richmanbarbeque]
Football Hunter
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Registered: 10/22/07
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Worth a try I guess
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#3102756 - 12/31/12 10:59 AM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: Football Hunter]
Bullfrog
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Registered: 10/14/08
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They are demolishing our turnip patches right now during daylight hours
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#3102762 - 12/31/12 11:05 AM Re: Should I hunt the turnips? [Re: Bullfrog]
tnbucs1
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Registered: 10/09/07
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Loc: Nashville, TN

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They were killing the turnips on one of our plots. I put a cam on it and got over 100 pics in the last week. Primarily hitting them early morning and late evening. Deer will be feeding trying to replenish there energy spent from the rut so I would either hunt the plot or try to setup where they are entering from.
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