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Of all the domesticated commercially farmed species, deer are the most recently domesticated and as such can be the most problematic when mustering, although this is not always the case. The ease of mustering deer is very dependent on the individual skill of the handler, the temperament of the deer, and the layout or set up of the farm. Proficient handling of deer requires good stock sense, involving plenty of patience, an understanding of deer behaviour and psychology, and great powers of observation.

Deer temperament
Mustering large mobs
Helicopter mustering
Confidence and firmness
Dogs, or no dogs?
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