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    Muley still Hard horned

    Was out today and was not expecting to see a 3x3 Mule deer still holding on to his head gear.

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    Huh, maybe he doesn't want to grow another set lol
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    He's a hoarder,


    If you get meat from the store then dont criticize me for having the courage to go out and kill my own meat

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    Extended rut from low sex ratios.

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    I once took video of a whitetail mounting a doe in march with no horns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swampokie View Post
    I once took video of a whitetail mounting a doe in march with no horns.
    Now that's some deer porn right there !!!!!!

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    Our deer are already growing a few inches of fuzz.

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    Strange. For sure. Our have started to grow back now too.
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    Is it possible that he is a "cactus buck?" I've heard stories about people catching fawns and if they are a buck, they castrate them. Supposedly, if you do that they will never shed their antlers.

    I've never seen this myself, but always thought it would be interesting to know if it was true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by newguy220 View Post
    Is it possible that he is a "cactus buck?" I've heard stories about people catching fawns and if they are a buck, they castrate them. Supposedly, if you do that they will never shed their antlers.

    I've never seen this myself, but always thought it would be interesting to know if it was true.

    newguy220
    If that was the case he would never shed his velvet. He would grow antlers but never become hard horned. Increases in testosterone is what makes the antlers calcify and the velvet shed.

    I'm not really sure what would happen to a buck if he was hard horned then was castrated somehow. Would he keep that set forever or grow one last set?

 

 

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