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Old 12-10-2020, 02:45 AM
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I have been hunting deer for many years. Yesterday I took a meat doe and when I field dressed her, her "heart" was not like any I have ever seen. In all of the others I have taken the heart was hard or should I say solid, but this one was very soft and squishy? I have never seen anything like this before. She seemed fine and healthy and the meat looks totally normal. She is at least a three year old doe. Has any one seen this before?
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Old 12-10-2020, 08:17 AM
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I have been hunting deer for many years. Yesterday I took a meat doe and when I field dressed her, her "heart" was not like any I have ever seen. In all of the others I have taken the heart was hard or should I say solid, but this one was very soft and squishy? I have never seen anything like this before. She seemed fine and healthy and the meat looks totally normal. She is at least a three year old doe. Has any one seen this before?
Nope, always been pretty solid and firm.
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Old 12-10-2020, 08:31 AM
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Yeah really strange - just got done butchering her and she seems fine??? Hell I have been butchering them for 50ish years and never saw anything like it, Oh well it won't bother her anymore, she is in my freezer trying to stay warm, but I don't think it will work out for her LOL Thanks - might be those alien deer I have heard tell of coming to Earth to take over and rule the world ROFL
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Old 12-10-2020, 08:37 AM
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Any chance a piece of bullet went thru it draining the blood out make it feel more squishy? Or maybe she ran pretty far and just pumped all the blood out before dropping?
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Old 12-10-2020, 10:00 AM
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I imagine a piece of the bullet could have hit it - I really didn't look, just put it in the bag and got in the fridge to cool - she didn't run at all, she dropped on the spot
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Old 12-10-2020, 10:08 AM
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I would check to see if there is bullet fragments in it.
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Old 12-10-2020, 10:36 AM
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Will do, thanks for the replies
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