Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production: Deer Control
Excerpt from Publication 360, Guide to Fruit
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A permit is required to shoot deer in defense of property. Contact the local Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) office for an evaluation and action plan. Action depends on the severity of damage, the level of previous control attempts and a reasonable expectation of problem deer control. The MNR area supervisor or enforcement supervisor issues permits to farmers or their agents. Take these steps to request a permit:
For more information, see OMAFRA Factsheet, Rodent and Deer Control in Orchards, Order No. 98-023.
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