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#5892145 - 08/23/15 04:43 PM Balding on top
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Registered: 11/21/14
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Loc: Arlington Tx
I have never seen this . What is wrong with this deer?
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#5892172 - 08/23/15 04:56 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
therancher Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Shedding summer coat.
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#5892173 - 08/23/15 04:56 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
I think it's cwd you better kill it roflmao

Just kidding. I've seen it but I'm never sure what causes it. Usually don't see it as severe as this case.
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#5892203 - 08/23/15 05:25 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: therancher]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Originally Posted By: therancher
Shedding summer coat.


It 's still summer grin

I haven't seen a deer like that yet this year and usually not that bad. Could be nothing to some kind of mite, mange or some other dermatitis thing.
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#5892242 - 08/23/15 05:48 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Deer do get sick, and I've seen some of our livestock shed after a bad fever or even an injury. He does look a little bony, maybe?
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#5892250 - 08/23/15 05:56 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
Chief Joe Offline
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Looks like it didn't hurt horn growth! confused2
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#5892259 - 08/23/15 06:05 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
allterrain Offline
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That is him pictured on the left,decent horn growth, still young.




Edited by allterrain (08/23/15 06:06 PM)
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#5892296 - 08/23/15 06:30 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
colt.45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: allterrain
I have never seen this . What is wrong with this deer?


As QSYB mentioned that front should looks funny, That bone shouldnt be that far forward... Feavor from injury ? flag
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#5892359 - 08/23/15 07:11 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: Western]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: Western
Originally Posted By: therancher
Shedding summer coat.


It 's still summer grin

I haven't seen a deer like that yet this year and usually not that bad. Could be nothing to some kind of mite, mange or some other dermatitis thing.


About half of my deer look like this. I guess they don't pay attention to your rules about seasons.
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#5892369 - 08/23/15 07:22 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
soonersorlaters Offline
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Registered: 08/13/15
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Loc: Mansfield, TX
I hope it means we are in for an early fall / winter. banana

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#5892485 - 08/23/15 08:28 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: therancher]
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Originally Posted By: therancher
Shedding summer coat.

Yep, all deer will do this.Bucks will loose that summer hair and slick off to a fall/winter coat within a few days of stripping of their velvet. I have some that look like that here.
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#5892834 - 08/24/15 07:21 AM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
8pointdrop Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
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Just shedding nothing wrong. Just like with their velvet, bucks will slick off their summer coat at different times.

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#5892873 - 08/24/15 07:54 AM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
Gacman Offline
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Registered: 09/30/08
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Loc: Austin, TX
Buy em some head and shoulders. My deer prefer panteen.

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#5892875 - 08/24/15 07:56 AM Re: Balding on top [Re: allterrain]
Tru2lifetaxidermy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
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Agreed nothing wrong with this deer

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#5893750 - 08/24/15 04:24 PM Re: Balding on top [Re: 8pointdrop]
decook Offline
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Registered: 08/26/09
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Loc: Montgomery, TX USA
Originally Posted By: 8pointdrop
Just shedding nothing wrong. Just like with their velvet, bucks will slick off their summer coat at different times.


If that's good enough for a deer then it's good enough for me. I ain't goin bald I'm just shedding summer hair.
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