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#6226273 - 03/16/16 11:18 PM This is a sika shed, right?
GimmeABuck Offline
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Registered: 11/07/15
Posts: 614
Hey y'all,

Found this neat shed on a friends ranch and I am pretty certain it is a sika shed? It is just shy of 18 inches. If it is indeed a sika, is that good sized?

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#6226350 - 03/17/16 06:25 AM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 9277
Loc: Bandera, Tx
Yes a Sika. Good? Depends on what kind of Sika it is. If it is a Japanese then it is good.
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#6226401 - 03/17/16 07:47 AM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 4152
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Cool sika shed up
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#6226447 - 03/17/16 08:21 AM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 6472
Loc: Lubbock, TX
That's pretty neat!
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#6226484 - 03/17/16 08:48 AM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
EddieWalker Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Tyler, TX
Nice find. Looks like a good sika to me. When I find a drop, I start walking around in a circle, going out farther every time around. Sometimes I get lucky and find the other one.

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#6226936 - 03/17/16 02:28 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
GimmeABuck Offline
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Registered: 11/07/15
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Thanks y'all, I was pretty excited to find it. Eddie, I should have done that! Maybe next time we go out there I can return to the spot and look for a second time. It was in a dry creek bed.

Don, is there anyway to tell from the antler if it is Japanese or other?


Edited by GimmeABuck (03/17/16 02:29 PM)
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#6227033 - 03/17/16 04:00 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
Originally Posted By: GimmeABuck
Thanks y'all, I was pretty excited to find it. Eddie, I should have done that! Maybe next time we go out there I can return to the spot and look for a second time. It was in a dry creek bed.

Don, is there anyway to tell from the antler if it is Japanese or other?
Not me, but there may be others on here that can.
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#6227053 - 03/17/16 04:18 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
GimmeABuck Offline
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Registered: 11/07/15
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Thanks. If anyone knows I'd love to hear it.

This ranch has been full of neat finds- have also found fallow and Axis. I am appreciative that the owner lets me keep them.
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#6228372 - 03/18/16 02:38 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Registered: 12/03/15
Posts: 45
Loc: Houston Texas
Yes good size sitka
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#6237030 - 03/25/16 11:44 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
Mike Savoy Offline
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Registered: 08/05/10
Posts: 610
I would say Japanese.
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#6237088 - 03/26/16 06:27 AM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
Chief Joe Offline
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Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 6075
Loc: Fredericktown, Ohio
cheers
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#6239097 - 03/28/16 12:22 PM Re: This is a sika shed, right? [Re: GimmeABuck]
WildlifeBuyer Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 06/17/15
Posts: 25
Looks like a Sika to me.

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