CcCstriper89

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I need to research this more. Until now, it was thought that the protein prions that are excreted by affected animals are the cause of transmission. Now I am hearing this is not the cause, but a symptom of the problem. 

 

Scrapie (sheep) , “Mad-cow” and Kuru (humans) are similar conditions in different animals (and humans).   

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Just for someplace to put this......

 

Wife is driving home at sunset about a mile from the house and a doe crossed the road in front of her.

 

Being bird dogged by what she called a very nice buck, still sporting full head gear....... :shock:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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19 mins ago, Plug and teaser said:

Just for someplace to put this......

 

Wife is driving home at sunset about a mile from the house and a doe crossed the road in front of her.

 

Being bird dogged by what she called a very nice buck, still sporting full head gear....... :shock:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Could be a yearly that came into heat. Crazy that a 6-7 month old doe can breed. 

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7 mins ago, ged said:

Could be a yearly that came into heat. Crazy that a 6-7 month old doe can breed. 

Could be, the buck still sporting head gear is what surprises me.

Got some gamecam pics of a nice buck in late January.....but this seem late.

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9 hours ago, Plug and teaser said:

Could be, the buck still sporting head gear is what surprises me.

Got some gamecam pics of a nice buck in late January.....but this seem late.

I didn’t know that the bucks still chased does this late but I have seen them with full head gear even later than February. 

We often have better luck shed hunting from March into April. 

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I have seen bucks into late March holding head gear. I always begin shed hunting early though because plenty fall off starting end of December. The longer you wait the more of a chance you have that somebody else stumbles upon them as well. I haven't been out as much as I'd like yet. Found my first shed of the year last week; but it was from last season. 

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16 hours ago, Plug and teaser said:

Just for someplace to put this......

 

Wife is driving home at sunset about a mile from the house and a doe crossed the road in front of her.

 

Being bird dogged by what she called a very nice buck, still sporting full head gear....... :shock:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

secondary rut reportedly happens sometime jan - feb.
 

Of all the shed antlers I've found, most were dropped in february.  I would find them by following tracks in fresh or day old snow.

 

With this really mild winter we've had, I'm willing to bet a july born fawn which normally might have died may be strong enough to have gone into season?

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Nice job with those sheds.  My buddy is in double digits and has found some nice ones. Found his first set in December, during ML. Fresh drop. 

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3 hours ago, ged said:

Nice job with those sheds.  My buddy is in double digits and has found some nice ones. Found his first set in December, during ML. Fresh drop. 

Found a nice set in ML one year, both together where he had bed down.

I was surprised when we got this guy on the  game cam a few years ago after this doe.

But the end of Feb. is a new on for me, never saw it before. :th:

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