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#6935877 - 10/27/17 11:16 AM Legalities of selling deer antlers?
lubbockdave Offline
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Registered: 02/18/07
Posts: 1265
Loc: lubbock tx
Anyone know what the law says about selling deer antlers and deer sheds? I tried to google but the tpwd site is “under revision”.

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#6935890 - 10/27/17 11:24 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 1720
Loc: Houston, TX
Perfectly legal, so long as the antlers aren't from a poached deer.

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#6935911 - 10/27/17 11:42 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
lubbockdave Offline
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Registered: 02/18/07
Posts: 1265
Loc: lubbock tx
Really?! What’s the market? How would I know what to price them at? I have a garage full of antlers...and sheds

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#6935987 - 10/27/17 12:50 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
PMK Online   content
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Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 6425
Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
check out Craigslist as I see buyers there all the time

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#6935994 - 10/27/17 12:58 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 01/20/12
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Sale of Inedible Wildlife Parts

The following inedible wildlife parts may be purchased or sold provided the part was lawfully taken or possessed:

Hair, hide, antlers, bones, horns, skull, hooves, or sinew from the following game animals: mule deer, white-tailed deer, pronghorn antelope, desert bighorn sheep, gray or cat squirrels, fox squirrels or red squirrels, and collared peccary or javelina.
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#6936066 - 10/27/17 01:56 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
ZK-315 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1988
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
PetSmart here in Temple sells about a 4" long piece of it for around $10 for chew toys.

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#6943044 - 11/01/17 09:57 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
HCGedge3 Offline
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Registered: 11/07/14
Posts: 105
I see people selling them on eBay

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#6943055 - 11/01/17 10:04 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Over the years for making calls, I have bought a bunch of antler.
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#6943486 - 11/02/17 09:18 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 01/31/09
Posts: 215
Loc: Rowlett
I still don't understand the reasoning as to why it's against the law to sell migratory birds.

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#6943496 - 11/02/17 09:22 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: Sidebuster]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43042
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: Sidebuster
I still don't understand the reasoning as to why it's against the law to sell migratory birds.


It’s an outdated law, for sure. We have farming for that now

#bringbackmarkethunting #iwantapuntgun

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#6943610 - 11/02/17 10:38 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
fouzman Online   content
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Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 1720
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: Sidebuster
I still don't understand the reasoning as to why it's against the law to sell migratory birds.


#bringbackmarkethunting #iwantapuntgun


Because this ^^^^^ had ducks and geese darned near extinct at one point in history.

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#6943671 - 11/02/17 11:20 AM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
Cherokee Mingan Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/24/17
Posts: 379
Loc: Crackerville
I really do want a punt gun.

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#6943845 - 11/02/17 01:09 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: fouzman]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43042
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: Sidebuster
I still don't understand the reasoning as to why it's against the law to sell migratory birds.


#bringbackmarkethunting #iwantapuntgun


Because this ^^^^^ had ducks and geese darned near extinct at one point in history.


the appetite for summer duck

#bringbackcoffinboxhunting #longlivebodybooting

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#6943926 - 11/02/17 02:10 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: ZK-315]
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Registered: 09/11/04
Posts: 979
Loc: Denton, Texas
Originally Posted By: ZK-315
PetSmart here in Temple sells about a 4" long piece of it for around $10 for chew toys.


My two dogs will chew them down to a nub. They're usually gone in a couple days. But I refuse to pay for them.
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#6944131 - 11/02/17 04:46 PM Re: Legalities of selling deer antlers? [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 13256
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
They get 10-18 dollars for a 6 inch piece cut in half length wise in the pet stores.

My dogs will devour them.
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