Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TravisB, OkieHunts.com, Dtech, seant8, Goldensammy
61431 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80273
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44013
BOBO the Clown 41737
BMD 40584
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 36198
txshntr 34182
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31063
facebook
Forum Stats
61431 Members
46 Forums
421371 Topics
5817980 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6439908 - 09/05/16 10:51 PM Mange?
txfbc Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 137
Loc: Northeast Tx


After checking my camera today, I have two bucks with some sort of skin condition. Is it mange?

[img]http://https://ww [img]http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/pics/usergals/2016/09/full-162-76137-image.jpg[/img]



Edited by txfbc (09/05/16 10:54 PM)

Top
#6440095 - 09/06/16 07:46 AM Re: Mange? [Re: txfbc]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 24661
Loc: Texas
Really tuff to tell much from that picture, but it doesn't look like anything out of the ordinary to me.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#6440200 - 09/06/16 09:16 AM Re: Mange? [Re: txfbc]
Bbear Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/24/13
Posts: 676
Loc: West Texas
Looks more like the normal shedding process. Changing from the more reddish summer coat to the heavier, gray-colored winter stuff. They'll look like he!! for the next few weeks while they go through the process. If, however, you're seeing signs of malnourishment or other signs of illness (drool, hip bones showing through etc) you might be seeing signs of illness.
_________________________
[URL=[/URL]

Pay it forward - Kids are the future.

Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance

Top
#6440201 - 09/06/16 09:16 AM Re: Mange? [Re: txfbc]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Bucks are starting to shed their velvet now, so right before they start to shed velvet they start to shed their summer hair coat to fall coat. That fall coat is much shorter, thicker and darker hair than summer coats. Also by the location on the deer, I have seen deer in the summer when biting flies are bad with areas like that. They will have spots or patches of hair shorter/ missing on their shoulders, back legs or flank areas from constantly trying to keep the flies off those areas. Seems like the more hair is missing the easier it is for flies to get to the skin in the shorter hair areas.
_________________________


Top
#6440335 - 09/06/16 10:16 AM Re: Mange? [Re: txfbc]
jmh004 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/01/14
Posts: 413
Yeah I dont think it is anything to worry about.

Top



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