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Antler Growth Question

Old 08-17-2006, 01:46 PM
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How much longer will the antlers keep growing? I am in Iowa. I have some good looking bucks on camera, and I am just wondering how much more they will grow.
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Old 08-17-2006, 01:50 PM
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probably not much longer. I am in eastern Canada and most of the antlers are done growing by sept
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Old 08-17-2006, 01:59 PM
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They are done growing in Kansas right now. They are just hardening. They will loose their velvet in about a week from now. Muzzleloader season starts Sept 9 and they have always shed their velvet by then.
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Old 08-17-2006, 09:52 PM
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I'm in central Iowa also (Ames). They should be pretty well done and starting to lose the velvet very soon. Youth season starts on 16 SEP, and hunting with my son, I have seen some loose velvet clinging at that time, but not much.

I need to get out and get tags, I think we'll go for a buck and a doe during youth season this year, just got my 13 yo a new bushnell holosight for his 870. I love mine on my Nova. I've got the itch....
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Old 08-18-2006, 09:45 AM
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I've had reports of bucks here in Northern WI that have shed their velvet.
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Old 08-18-2006, 10:51 AM
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They should be done growing now. In acouple of weeks they will be stripping the velvet off here in Minnesota.
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Old 08-22-2006, 05:27 PM
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I am in Ga. Usually by the first ofAug. antler growth has stopped.

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