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Old 04-11-2012, 12:15 PM
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Default Whos seeing Antler Growth already?

Seems like most bucks have just dropped thier antlers and we are already seeing some growth. Is it because of the mild winter and high temps so early or do they usually start growing this time of year?

Who is seeing Antler growth already? PIX?
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we have lift off here in NE PA. Got this pic a just the other day.
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:01 AM
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I have.
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Yesterday I watched a buck right outside my window that had almost 4" of growth already! He's actually starting the early stages of developing brow tines.
I know this buck. He has some rips in his ears so his nickname is "Rip". He was a decent 8 point last year and shed VERY early. He had both sides gone by December 6th.
Here's what he looked like last July 15th. I'm hoping he'll be a solid 140" this year.
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a little more growth this week......
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Oh yea they are growing
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:09 PM
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Im setting cameras next week. Was out turkey hunting today and spotted a buck with about 4" growth already
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Yesterday I watched a buck right outside my window that had almost 4" of growth already! He's actually starting the early stages of developing brow tines.
I know this buck. He has some rips in his ears so his nickname is "Rip". He was a decent 8 point last year and shed VERY early. He had both sides gone by December 6th.
Here's what he looked like last July 15th. I'm hoping he'll be a solid 140" this year.
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I finally got my camera out. And got several pictures of "Rip". (he's the same buck as in the photo in post#4) Photo date was 4/24/12. Not bad antler growth for this early in the year. I'm pretty sure that he is turning 4 years old. Now if we can only get him to stick around, and avoid poachers, cars and dogs, we might have a pretty good buck to chase this fall

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I haven't checked in a couple weeks but this is about the time it happens. April the nubs come up.
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Starting to put it on here
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Starting to grow in NY. Also out feeding a lot during the middle of the day. Nothing like getting pictures in real-time.

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saw a buck yesterday just starting to grow out...in VT.
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:32 PM
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Cameras set out Sat. 3 Cameras on our farm on Salt/mineral sites. I will check them late May to see what we got in quantity and Antler growth.
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No growth being seen here.....
Last time I was up tilling my plots, I turned the cameras off so I didnt have 100 pics of me going back and forth.... But forgot to turn the cameras back on.
So I am not seeing any growth.

Am I the only one that does this over and over and over??? HAAAAA
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Got this little guy. Theres nubs up there
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Looks like a nice size body on this guy for May.

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yeah, he looks to be in good shape!
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We have antlers coming up.



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