Mattfeld, G.F., R.W. Sage, Jr., J.E. Wiley, III, and D.F. Behrend. 1974. Seasonal difference in sex ratio of box trapped deer. Journal of Wildlife Management, 38(3):563-565.

Abstract: Four years of box trapping white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) resulted in 268 independent captures during winter (December-April) and spring-summer (May-July) trapping periods. The spring-summer periods, with salt bait, significantly (P < 0.05) increased the capture of male deer.