Chapter 31. Black-Tailed and White-Tailed Deer

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Sophia Papageorgiou,
  2. Darlene DeGhetto and
  3. Jennifer Convy

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch31

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Black-Tailed and White-Tailed Deer, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch31

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005



  • white-tailed deer;
  • herbaceous plants;
  • huckleberry;
  • artiodactyla;
  • cervidae


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History Black-Tailed Deer

  • Natural History: White-Tailed Deer

  • Record Keeping

  • Assessment of the Neonate

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • Fawn Feeding Guidelines

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Tube Feedmg

  • Housing by Age and Developmental Stage

  • Immune Status and Special Needs

  • Tips for Weaning From Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Release Criteria and Release Site

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References