Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TechTDC, brainpower, Janiesue, FWJay, bckyjnes01
61843 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81415
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44154
BOBO the Clown 42164
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38238
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34319
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31227
facebook
Forum Stats
61843 Members
46 Forums
428001 Topics
5903449 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6334350 - 06/13/16 11:12 PM Antler growth so far
HarperDeer Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/25/11
Posts: 224
Loc: Austin TX
So, I was out at the ranch shredding the roads this weekend and put some feed in the troughs in front of the house to see how the deer were doing. Most bucks beams have grown past their G2's right now. The deer are really looking good!

Then, there was this one buck that had me amazed. Not a particularly big buck but around a 115 class 8 pt. He is almost finished growing! June 12th and he is almost done! What gives??? Sorry, no pic but I'll try to get one this weekend if I go out there. Seems way too early for that.

I used to have a big 8 pt that was always a late grower, one of the last to grow. His beams would only be to his G2's when most of the others were done but he was my biggest buck by far. I've just never seen a buck finish so soon, maybe I'll get lucky and he'll throw some non typical points?

Top
#6334520 - 06/14/16 08:38 AM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: HarperDeer]
Big_Ag Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/23/12
Posts: 1095
Loc: Denton or Knox County
Sounds like pre-mature antlerulation.

Top
#6334690 - 06/14/16 11:05 AM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: HarperDeer]
redchevy Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 25348
Loc: Texas
Varies depending on what part of the state your in. I have also seen some deer that are not in sync with the rest of the population.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#6335801 - 06/15/16 07:00 AM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: HarperDeer]
don k Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 10050
Loc: Bandera, Tx
I saw one buck that looked almost fully developed. All the rest are far from it.
_________________________
http://www.ibexgoats.com/home.html

Top
#6342460 - 06/20/16 11:05 PM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: HarperDeer]
BowsnRods Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 1708
Loc: Bandera County
I have viewed my game camera pictures and the bucks look like they are ahead a bit from last year.

Top
#6343198 - 06/21/16 05:06 PM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: Big_Ag]
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 13076
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: Big_Ag
Sounds like pre-mature antlerulation.


I see what you did there. up
_________________________
Originally Posted By: clu
Always great when there is a happy ending!

Top
#6343394 - 06/21/16 08:13 PM Re: Antler growth so far [Re: HarperDeer]
ELKMTB Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/18/12
Posts: 125
Loc: DFW
should not be a nutrient problem this year for sure

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide