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Old 03-13-2012, 09:45 AM
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MN bucks still have head gear. This pic was taken in a mowed corn plot at my house. One still has both, one has only one, but the other one looks broken rather than dropped.
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:20 PM
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Yes, it's amazing. I saw a nice 10 on our place near Wausau still with his rack. I have never seen head gear so late in March. I wonder if the warm winter has anything to do with it. Interesting.
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:41 PM
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It's crazy, the new antlers will be pushing off the old at this rate. Guess I wasted the last month shed hunting
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I pulled a card the other day and there was a 2.5-3.5 yr old with both sides still on as of 3-10-12.....I agree the new growth is gonna push the old bone off!
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:07 PM
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Just checked the cams at home. Got 3 pics of bucks with head gear as of 3/26/2012 ... WOW
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:34 AM
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I just had a 3.5 (?) year-old in my yard. Still had both sides.
Meanwhile, another buck we have, that shed both sides by december 6th, is already starting to show very slight (1/2") signs of growth.
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Just about ended an 8 point's morning on my way to work yesterday morning. He stood broadside in the middle of the road just before my headlights got him motivated to move. obviously some with full gear still in north-central Kentucky.
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:01 PM
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Central Indiana they're still sporting them. My nephew saw one the other day with both sides still on. I've seen a lot of trees looking like its rut again. I've noticed that since the beginning of march.

Would it be hurtIng them if they don't drop the old ones and the new ones are pushing up?
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:57 PM
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march 31st 2 still holding one for sure dropped.
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Yea I just saw all those articles says that a buck will drop his antlers on the same day every year. I think weather has something to do with it.
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Saw a small 6 point on 4-2 still sporting
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I just put out a camera yesterday. I have yet to find a shed and I have 3 acres of standing corn and food plots with plenty of food in them. Tracks, poop and beaten down trails going into them but not one shed.
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