Do Whitetail Does Grunt? [Video]

If you didn’t know better, you would think deer are pretty quiet animals. In fact, you’d be surprised at how many people think deer are not vocal creatures at all. And even among hunters, many think the deer vocabulary is limited to buck grunts during the rut. But the truth is deer have a wide range of calls. Bucks do grunt during the rut, but they also grunt throughout the year as well. But the question often arises, “Do whitetail does grunt?” We know they blow in alarm, but will they grunt like a buck? Watch the video below for the answer.

 

Grunting in the whitetail deer world is common conversation among the herd. Bucks grunt at other bucks. Bucks grunt at does and does grunt at their fawns. While buck grunting intensifies during the rut, the grunt sound can be heard throughout the year from bucks and does.

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Have you ever heard a doe grunt in the wild?

What about you? Have you ever heard a doe grunt? What crazy sounds have you heard a deer make in the woods? Comment below and let us know.

Brodie Swisher

Brodie Swisher

Editorial Manager at Bowhunting.com
Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller, outdoor writer, seminar speaker and Editor for Bowhunting.com. Brodie and his family live in the Kentucky Lake area of west Tennessee.
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Comments

  1. Yes, in the late fall a group of 3 does were ambling up from a low creek towards a small meadow.
    The alpha called in a long grunt of 3 syllables.

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