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#5908599 - 09/01/15 10:01 PM Amazing growth
Hogslayer5L Offline
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WOW. I tried like hell to kill this deer last year. didnt think he would survive with that busted leg... AmaZing what some rain will do... I would have NEVER thought this was same deer without the leg...



#5908613 - 09/01/15 10:10 PM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Amazing how tough deer are
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#5908671 - 09/01/15 10:37 PM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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#5908695 - 09/01/15 11:01 PM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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That's crazy how much he's grown in one year. Now bust he's other leg and you'll have one hell of a deer next year.

#5908724 - 09/01/15 11:26 PM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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#5908760 - 09/02/15 12:31 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: texashelms]
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Originally Posted By: texashelms
That's crazy how much he's grown in one year. Now bust he's other leg and you'll have one hell of a deer next year.

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#5908762 - 09/02/15 12:35 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Best of luck.
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#5908790 - 09/02/15 05:20 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Wow is right, heck of a change in the racks height and configuration up
Good luck getting him this year, you will probably be doing him a favor cheers
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#5908829 - 09/02/15 06:32 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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He did very well this year. My guess is he was already injured before last years antler growth. Deer are very tough. Given the right genetics, age and the right rainfall they can really do well. I have seen a few leg injuries that did not effect a buck that much. I have one this year that broke the lower part of a rear leg last year in Dec and has a pretty good rack this year.

#5908834 - 09/02/15 06:36 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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That is very cool. tlk just posted a very nice buck with almost the same type of leg deformity. He said they had watched the buck for 4 years now and it continued to grow bigger antlers each year. They are very resilient animals and seem to adapt in ways we don't think their capable of. cheers
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#5908885 - 09/02/15 07:35 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: rexmitchell]
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#5908951 - 09/02/15 08:34 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Wow that is surprising. Nice looking buck, I always like to have a definite characteristic to identify them.
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#5909078 - 09/02/15 09:34 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
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#5909159 - 09/02/15 10:21 AM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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impressive, good thing you didn't get him last year up
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#5910253 - 09/02/15 08:00 PM Re: Amazing growth [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Real nice buck. We have had a fawn hanging around for a month with an ankle that looks like that bucks knee. We can't tell if he broke something or has been bitten. He appears to be in good shape.

Edited by Michael W. (09/02/15 08:01 PM)

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