Ohio – Jane Beathard

Battle brewing over deer genetics

A Madison County captive deer farm recently sued a Hilliard veterinarian and a Wisconsin-based genetics laboratory for negligence in drawing and handling semen from its nationally recognized white-tailed bucks, according to court documents filed in Wisconsin.

Man cited for allowing youth to hunt alone

A Columbus man recently paid $175 in fines and costs in Madison County Municipal Court for allowing his 12-year-old son to hunt unaccompanied during the statewide youth deer-gun season, Nov. 17-18. Thomas H. Whiteman, Jr., 42, was cited by county wildlife officer Matt Teders on Sunday, Nov. 18, as the pair hunted a woodlot near state Route 38, south of…