Puchay Designs


 

DEER FARM

Breeding & Brokering Program

  • Deer are part of the "Cervidae" family; Comprising deer, caribou, elk, and moose.  ANTLERS are the defining characteristic of this "family"
  • Fawns are typically born with spots, but lose them within a year 
  • Deer can jump high and are excellent swimmers
  • Most deer have 32 teeth
  • They feed on vegetation, grass, plants, bushes, leaves, shoots, berries, herbs, acorns, mushrooms, wild fruit, & agricultural crops such as corn and soy beans
  • ​The sound made by deer is called a "bellow"
  • Male deer grow new antlers every year
  • Their antlers are the fastest growing living tissue on earth at a rate of 1/4 inch per day
  • Each species of deer has it's own antler structure
  • Deer have a super sense of hearing and can move their ears in any direction without moving their head
  • Their eyes on the side of their head give them 310 degree view; yet difficulty in focusing on objects
  • The hair of the deer is comprised of hollow strands to help keep them insulated in extreme temperatures
  • ​Their hooves have an even number of toes
  • Chin whiskers tell deer exactly how far from the ground their lips are when eating
  • ​Gestation period of up to 10 months
  • A newborn fawn can stand within 20 minutes, walk in an hour, run in approximately 24 hours, and outrun a man in five days!
  • Hollow winter hair provides excellent insulation, preventing body heat loss, and keeps the snow from melting on the deer
  • Whitetails bed 60-70% in a 24 hour period and feed approximately 5 times a day
  • Large antler factors:  Nutritious food, Increasing age, & Good genetics
  • Deer can run at speeds of 40 mph, jump fences up to 9 feet tall, and at a run broad jump 30 feet!
  • ​They live on all continents of the world except Antarctica & Australia
  • ​Deer are herbivores, eating grass, leaves, stems, shoots, berries, herbs, acorns, mushrooms, wild fruit, corn and soybeans
  • Tines (forks) on the antlers create grooves that allow another male's antlers to lock into place when they spar allowing the males to wrestle without injury to the face
  • ​Lifespan of about 11 years

CWD cervid facility "Producers" in compliance with Indiana State Board of Animal Health Certification Herd Program standards

Family friendly atmosphere maintaining the upmost professional care for all horses and facilities.

* Barn manager lives on premises

Contact 

317.340.4452

Robbin Puckett

​robbinpuckett@gmail.com

Puckett Farm

Family friendly atmosphere maintaining the upmost professional care for all horses and facilities

* Barn manager lives on premises

Located in Mooresville/Plainfield, Indiana

The TERM "BUCK" IS FROM THE AMERICAN FRONTIER WHEN THE SKIN OF A MALE DEER WAS WORTH ONE DOLLAR, A BUCK

 Puchay & Co.

BUCK  DOE  STAG  FAWN

​Fascinating Deer Facts 

Puckett Farm

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White Tail Deer Producers

317.340.4452