Archive for the ‘Breeding’ Category

2009 fawns at Thunderhill

September 15th, 2009

To date approximately 100 fawns have been born. Ten or more have not been tagged to date.

March 21, 2009 Texas Deer Association Auction in Grapevine, Texas

January 30th, 2009

2008 Doe Fawn # W62, unique # BKB8, DNAS # 37748 will be auctioned at the TDA Auctions in Grapevine, Texas March 12, 2009. Doe Fawn # W62 was sired by Thunder Jarrett DNAS# 19696 son of Greeen 213, DNAS# 5457 and grandson of Orange 811 DNAS# 5449. The Fawns dam G626 DNAS# 28252 is [...]

February 12 & 13 Texas Deer Association Auction in San Antonio

January 12th, 2009

G–626 DNAS # 28252, a doe out of Redoy Roller and exposed to Thunder Kicker will be auctioned at the TDA Auction in San Antonio February 12 & 13, 2009. Thunder Kicker, DNAS # 37560, a 2 year old son of Reno, DNAS # 6826, 17 points, and 194 B & C is breeding 12 [...]

Thunderhill Ranch DNA Certification For Entire Breeding Stock

January 12th, 2009

As of January 1, 2009 every Female Deer has been DNA certified and all Breeder Bucks have been DNA certified. 

Finalized Breeding Plans For 2008 Breeding Season: September 15, 2008

January 12th, 2009

After much discussion with all the Thunderhill Ranch Staff during the summer months, the breeding plan for 2008 was finalized.  Approximately 100 does will be bred to five 3 year old breeders and five 2 year old breeders.  This is the first year that Thunderhill Ranch has not used artificial insemination as a part of [...]

New Scientific Breeding Facility Game Fence Completed September 2008

January 12th, 2009

During September 2008 the new security fence that was built around the Scientific Deer Breeding Facility was completed. The purpose is to provide a buffer of approximately 100 acres between that facility and the rest of the ranch.

Fawning Updated: August 15, 2008

January 12th, 2009

By the middle of August 2008, approximately 93 fawns had been born: 39 Buck fawns and 54 doe fawns.  

Fawning at Thunderhill

June 24th, 2008

June is a busy time at the ranch when the fawns are beginning to be born. The mothers of the first born fawns had been artificially inseminated by James C. Kroll “Dr. Deer” with some of our Redoy Marlin and Hock semen. In preparation for the fawning, the doe pens are mowed in the center [...]