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  • Mineral Blocks

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    Anybody have a favorite mineral block for deer, this year will be my first time to use them and I don't have a clue as to which one to get
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    Re: Mineral Blocks
    I prefer to make my own. The deer on my lease love it. You need a thermometer for this

    2 Cups of sugar
    1 cup of water
    3 Tablespoons of butter
    1 cup of molasses
    1 tablespoon of salt

    Place all in a large pot and mix together. Put the stove on medium-high and let boil. The mixture will need to reach 270-280 degrees Fahrenheit. Then take the pot off the eye and let it cool until The mixture starts to thicken. Once it does, poor it into an container (mold). I usually use a butter tub. I sometimes place a stick in the block to assist with easy removal.
    The butter is the key ingredient.
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    Re: Mineral Blocks
    50 lb salt block $9 at tractor supply works good for me
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