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    Identifying Droppings

    A mate of mine the other day stumbled across some poo and asked me to identify it. Im 90% certain its deer poo but he also pointed out this cool website (See attached Pest Detective link in blue) which gives great pictures of different species and there poo. You guys agree?

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    The only sure way to tell is taste. It will taste like prunes kind of, thats a deer. Also squash it up all over your hands and wipe it over your arm pits and it covers human scent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    The only sure way to tell is taste. It will taste like prunes kind of, thats a deer. Also squash it up all over your hands and wipe it over your arm pits and it covers human scent.
    What ever floats your boat Toby! I prefer to find the owner of it and taste that instead
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusky View Post
    What ever floats your boat Toby! I prefer to find the owner of it and taste that instead
    This sounds like a much better idea.

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    I wouldn't bother following up the hoof prints...historical.

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    I,d say goat or sheep shit, also prints are too rounded at front for deer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    I,d say goat or sheep shit, also prints are too rounded at front for deer
    Yep
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    Yep if they're large and round and lots of it in a defined area most likely in my opinion to be Sheep - Spent a weekend recently at Ruatiti and saw heaps just like this and it was all Arapawa's

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    Young sheep is good to eat as well :-)

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    Deer shit and pig prints

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    It is goat crap , all the same size and rounded & a small one at that .The prints are goat as the toes are splayed and rounded at the front & rear. Pigs are very pointy at the front and round at the rear ,deer have more of a cresent ( fat at rear ,skinny at front ) shape with points (sort of ) .Sheep are like two half moons.

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    Its not deer , looks like goat to me as well

 

 

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