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#6130941 - 01/11/16 04:55 PM Anyone noticed antler sheds yet?
Garett Offline
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Our ranch is in east central Texas and this year I plan on going on my first shed hunt. Just curious if anyone knew when they would start dropping?

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#6130984 - 01/11/16 05:12 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
KG68 Offline
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Registered: 10/14/09
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We have a few bucks showing up at feeders with only one antler already in Mills County.

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#6131004 - 01/11/16 05:21 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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There was a deer taken at our place in Archer that had already dropped his antlers. He was older than dirt though and not in the best physical shape.
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#6131211 - 01/11/16 06:56 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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Some have dropped the antlers, most have not yet. Many will not drop until March. Have even seen a few in the past not shed until April
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#6131219 - 01/11/16 07:01 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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I think we got 4 threads going on the first page all asking about shed antlers lol.
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#6131410 - 01/11/16 08:32 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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I know of 3 bucks that have shed in the panhandle. I found one side of a buck I know well today.
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#6131471 - 01/11/16 09:03 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
stxranchman Offline
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I am southeast of San Antonio and have not seen or have TC of any bucks that have shed. I do have one older buck that either has hoof rot or a bad hoof that will probably shed early due to loosing body condition.
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#6131499 - 01/11/16 09:13 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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Saw a one-sided yearling in Nac Co 2 weekends ago.

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#6132317 - 01/12/16 12:48 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Originally Posted By: Bulldog4949
I know of 3 bucks that have shed in the panhandle. I found one side of a buck I know well today.


That looks more like it was broken off the pedicle rather than shed.

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#6132750 - 01/12/16 05:03 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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2 more fresh ones today
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#6132755 - 01/12/16 05:04 PM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: fouzman]
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Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Bulldog4949
I know of 3 bucks that have shed in the panhandle. I found one side of a buck I know well today.


That looks more like it was broken off the pedicle rather than shed.


I can assure you it was a shed. I seen this deer Saturday and he was not bleeding or acting funny. Would you like a pic of the base?
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#6133730 - 01/13/16 10:06 AM Re: Anyone noticed antler sheds yet? [Re: Garett]
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No sir and no disrespect intended if that's how you took it. I've just never seen a shed with a bone tag like that on it.

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