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Old 11-22-2022, 09:56 AM
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Would you eat this deer? It has an infection with pus at the base of his pedicle. I read about brain abscess syndrome in bucks and got worried.

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Old 11-22-2022, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by llpaintball
Would you eat this deer? It has an infection with pus at the base of his pedicle. I read about brain abscess syndrome in bucks and got worried.
A brain abscess would not exude puss from around the antler. Post a photo so we can see it, it is probably the result of a fight.
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x2 probally from fighting
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Old 02-07-2023, 10:14 AM
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If you are questioning it I'd probably shy away.
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I'd make a visit to a local butcher. Those guys would know bad meat.
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Old 02-11-2023, 11:54 AM
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The op was in Oct. I doubt there is stilb an answer needed.
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Old 08-09-2023, 12:56 AM
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Originally Posted by llpaintball
Would you eat this deer? It has an infection with pus at the base of his pedicle. I read about brain abscess syndrome in bucks and got worried.
In no case. It may be fraught. I would generally show it to veterinarians or animal control there.
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Old 09-15-2023, 09:22 AM
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My thought is there are plenty of other deer in the woods to be eating questionable ones.... I would not eat anything that could possibly harm me or my family...
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