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Precision of descriptors for percent marrow fat content for White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus viriginianus

Canadian Field-Naturalist

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Abstract

Based on 168 records of both verbal descriptors of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) femur-marrow fat and percentage of fat measured later, "gelatinous" served well to distinguish fat < 46% from higher percentages. "Waxy" distinguished fat > 56%.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Precision of descriptors for percent marrow fat content for White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus viriginianus
Series title:
Canadian Field-Naturalist
Volume
122
Issue:
3
Year Published:
2008
Language:
English
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Larger Work Subtype:
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Canadian Field-Naturalist
First page:
273