Bucks are shedding their velvet

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  1. Shane0709

    Shane0709 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    This new buck that I've had in my property for a few weeks shed his velvet.
    I have hundreds of pictures of him. I check my cameras once a week. Last week he had full blown velvet, this week he has none. He's a funky smaller buck, but I think he's cool.
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    Great pics, thanks for sharing! Best of luck this season.
     
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    Yep, everyone's hit-listers are going to lose 7-10" of mass over the next few weeks.
     
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    I saw a buck down the road from my house a couple weeks ago that was clean. We also have rubs showing up in OH so that tells me some bucks are velvet free (I know bucks don't rub off velvet but they also don't make rubs in velvet lol).
     
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    Cool! I am looking forward to checking cams tomorrow to see if I have any that have shed their velvet.
     
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    sorry buddy,
    but it looks like 2 different bucks
     
  7. Shane0709

    Shane0709 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    That's the same deer


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    There's no brow tine on the one with out Velvet!!!!
     
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    Nah, that's the same deer.
     
  10. Shane0709

    Shane0709 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Yup it's definitely the same deer... I have many more pictures with and without velvet


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    [​IMG][​IMG]


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    Same deer
     
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    I agree, definitely the same deer
     
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    Same deer for sure
     
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    Nice buck. I checked one of my cameras at my main property yesterday and so far, I only have one young buck that has rubbed his off. However, I won't be the last bit upset if I can kill the buck I'm after in full velvet :)
     
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    I have a couple small buck that are completely velvet free, but most of the decent buck are still in full velvet. I have a feeling in the next couple weeks they will all be clean of velvet.

    BTH that buck isn't that small, I'd give it a dirt nap lol and it's clearly the same deer.
     
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    Cool pics thanks for sharing
     

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