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#5841187 - 07/21/15 11:03 AM Sika/Fallow cross
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Did anyone else see this picture of a Sika/Fallow cross? Is this even possible?

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#5841206 - 07/21/15 11:13 AM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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Looks like a chocolate fallow to me.
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#5841247 - 07/21/15 11:38 AM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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I checked, the one reference that I have that lists known crosses, it doesn't show a fallow sika cross but it does show a fallow blacktail cross which always was sterile. A sika is a lot closer genetically than a blacktail. I'm guessing that if it's a cross it's sterile.
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#5841265 - 07/21/15 11:53 AM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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I don't think a sika can cross with a fallow.


sika are related to elk
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#5841514 - 07/21/15 02:35 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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Looks more like a sika+elk/red deer cross to me. I think they call them Silk or Silk-Grande

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#5841529 - 07/21/15 02:47 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: John Humbert]
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Originally Posted By: John Humbert
Looks more like a sika+elk/red deer cross to me. I think they call them Silk or Silk-Grande

Not Silk Grande but Sika Grande. I agree with you on the look.
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#5841543 - 07/21/15 03:06 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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The body looks to be similar to a female red deer, the antlers look well kind of ugly to me, glad they cant reproduce.

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#5842299 - 07/21/15 11:33 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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Unpalmated fallow and an imaginative mind - all it is

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#5842686 - 07/22/15 09:27 AM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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Hahahah ^^^^!
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#5843987 - 07/22/15 10:17 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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TXNROG hit it on the head. Have seen similar looking fallow in the past on our real young bucks.
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#5844003 - 07/22/15 10:27 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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That looks like a Mesopotamian or either a Persian Fallow cross with dark color phase fallow to me. They are huge bodied for meat production. I have seen Mesopotamians in Texas before and they had huge bodies with small, unpalmated antlers.
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#5844392 - 07/23/15 10:18 AM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: kdkane1971]
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More than likely it a young(2 year old)Fallow. Not a cross!
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#5844596 - 07/23/15 12:52 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: Txnrog]
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Originally Posted By: Txnrog
Unpalmated fallow and an imaginative mind - all it is


Lol! Agreed!
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#5844669 - 07/23/15 01:56 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: nsmike]
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
Originally Posted By: John Humbert
Looks more like a sika+elk/red deer cross to me. I think they call them Silk or Silk-Grande

Not Silk Grande but Sika Grande. I agree with you on the look.



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#5844801 - 07/23/15 03:44 PM Re: Sika/Fallow cross [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: nsmike
Originally Posted By: John Humbert
Looks more like a sika+elk/red deer cross to me. I think they call them Silk or Silk-Grande

Not Silk Grande but Sika Grande. I agree with you on the look.





I am going to send Ethan this picture and tell him that is what you are looking for.
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