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Old 01-09-2008, 12:54 PM
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Got a picture of a deer on my trail camera the other day. First glance it was a doe, but on second look, other than it being a big doe it also looked as if it had already shed its antlers. In my part of Va the bucks usually wont shed for atleast another 3-4 weeks. I was wonderin if the drought could have had some bearing on the bucks dropping their antlers early? i'll post a pic. on here as soon as i can.
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Old 01-10-2008, 03:24 AM
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Well there are always early ones, and late ones, that's why you just need to keep hiking around lookin for em.
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Old 01-10-2008, 07:03 AM
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old bucks and bucks that were stressed out in the rut or winter will shed their antlers as early as december, most other bucks will drop all within 2 weeks of each other and still subject to the conditions of weather and how rough the rut was.
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