Pennsylvania Game News - December 2015 - 23

P E N N SY LVA N I A
ASKS THE

GAME COMMISSION

Is thIs a
game commIssIon
deer collar?

This deer showed up on a Lycoming County trail camera in August, and Lora Miller
contacted the Game Commission through its Facebook page to ask the above question.
"The Game Commission has a very active deer-research program, and we've been
capturing and tagging deer for more than a decade. Thousands of deer across Pennsylvania
have been marked using ear tags and collars. We use two types of ear tags to mark deer.
Some Game Commission ear tags are gray, and about an inch or so long by a half-inch
wide with black numbers. Others look like white buttons with black writing. These are
placed on the inside of the ear, and held fast with a black stud that's visible on the back
of the ear. We also use radio collars on some research deer. For adult deer, collars are
brown with one or two "boxes" attached. Fawn collars are elastic in order to expand
with growth and only have one "box." The elastic collars are white, but they get dirty
fast. These are the only tags and collars used by the Game Commission. Any other tags
or collars - like the one shown - likely mean the deer was a captive deer, or raised by
someone. If you see a tagged deer in the woods or on a trail cam photo, please report it
to the Game Commission. Captive deer can pose a disease risk to our wild, free-ranging
deer, and we want to know about them."

- Jeannine T. Fleegle

Deer & Elk Section

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