The newborn, which is given between about 10 to 45 minutes, weighs around 15 kg (33 lb) at 18 kg.
They surpass the female babies to male offspring in more than two to one.
She remains attentive but not so close to her breeding, since in case of danger she prefers to get away from her to be she who attracts attention.
She stops drinking milk around the seventh month; Breastfeeding can be prolonged if the mother is not fertilized.
The breeding will accompany her mother during the first year of life and part of the second.
Subsequently, the females usually stay in the same territory as the mother, while the young males move in search of new territories, by traveling around 20 kilometers.
The female reaches reproductive maturity between 12 and 24 months (average 15 months, and 80 kg).
The male reaches reproductive maturity between 2 and 3 years although with difficult possibilities to be copulated.
The lifelong life is from 10 to 13 years, and in the regions without predators it exceeds 15 years.
Its main natural enemies (most of them already extinct or with very diminished populations) are the lions, leopards, bears, wolves, and lynxes; Although generally only man manages to effectively limit his numbers.
The asylvated population in South America is usually depredated by the cougar; Fearing especially his offspring, according to the region, to the foxes.
An interest in domestication and breeding of different species of cervids has been revealed.
While your meat does not occur on a large scale for human consumption, specialty restaurants usually offer it, since it is widely considered tasty and nutritious; It is higher in protein and lower in fat than other meats.
The Velvet is a special type of skin very rich in blood vessels that covers its cancets, which in the East is highly valued at traditional Chinese medicine, with a market value of $ 60-100 USD for each dry kilogram of this product .
An adult red deer can produce annually from 10 to 15 kg (22 to 33 pounds).
Other parts of the body, including male genital organs, fetuses, tendons, and queues are also valued in traditional medicine, with similar market values.
In the Ranches of New Zealand, China, Siberia, and other places, it is produced and sells it to the East Asian markets, to be used in holistic medicines, being South Korea the first consumer worldwide.