More Deer Killed This Hunting Season

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says more than 250 thousand deer were killed this hunting season, which is up from last year by about 10 thousand.

Coshocton County ranks number one on the list, with a little less than 10 thousand deer killed. Tuscarawas is in second place, Licking in third, Guernsey in fourth, and Harrison in fifth.

Muskingum county places sixth with about 78 hundred deer killed.

The press release indicates that hunters were encouraged to kill more deer this season and donate whatever was leftover to one particular program. The "Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry" program processes the leftover venison and takes it to local food banks to feed the hungry.