Seasonal webcam showing deer feeding in a “food panty” in Maine. The webcam description is as follows.
The Brownville Food Pantry For Deer feeds up to 600 pounds per day of native oats (local) to help sustain the white-tailed deer population through rough winters here in Brownville, Maine. Feeding happens daily around 08:00(8AM) to 09:00(9 AM) Eastern Standard Time starting December 16 and continues to around the beginning of April. These are wild deer and this is not a deer farm. Some of the deer have been coming for more than 10 years. At times there are 100+ deer at the pantry. Wild turkeys also come and eat the native oats along side the deer. There is no Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD in wild deer in Maine. Please dont complain about it in chat. These deer are all very healthy and there has never been any type of disease spread among these deer. This “Yarding” of deer happens in Maine every winter, even if they were not being fed. You may see deer that are lame. Experts tell us that leaving them alone is the best thing we can do for them.
Subscribe to their YouTube channel to watch these beautiful whitetail deer feed in winter.
About Brownville, Maine
Brownville is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. Here are some facts about Brownville:
- Location: Brownville is located in the central part of Maine, about 15 miles west of the city of Milo and 30 miles north of the town of Dover-Foxcroft. The town covers an area of approximately 38 square miles.
- Population: According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the population of Brownville was 1,029. The town has a small, rural community with a mix of older and newer residents.
- History: Brownville was first settled in the early 1800s and incorporated as a town in 1824. The town was named after Francis Brown, a prominent businessman and politician in the area.
- Economy: The economy of Brownville is largely based on agriculture, forestry, and tourism. The town is located near several popular outdoor recreational areas, including Moosehead Lake and the Appalachian Trail.
- Attractions: Brownville is home to several attractions and landmarks, including the Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society Museum, which showcases the town’s history and artifacts, and the Katahdin Iron Works State Historic Site, which features a restored iron works facility and museum.
- Nature: Brownville is situated in a scenic area of Maine with rolling hills, forests, and numerous lakes and streams. The town is a popular destination for hunting, fishing, hiking, and other outdoor activities.
Overall, Brownville is a small, rural town in central Maine with a rich history and plenty of natural beauty to explore.