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Re: Velvet
« Reply #30 on: July 02, 2018, 04:45:25 PM »
Out of curiosity, when do deer in velvet typically stop bone growth? does it slow in the later summer months, or do they grow right up until the velvet falls off? I guess my game cameras will answer the question for me if I'm lucky.

 :yeah: I am also curious about elk. When do they typically stop growing? Saw this one on Saturday and was wondering how much more he's gonna grow if any. (Sorry for the poor quality. It's a Phone Skope Pic.)

RMEF website says August.

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Re: Velvet
« Reply #31 on: July 02, 2018, 04:52:39 PM »
Out of curiosity, when do deer in velvet typically stop bone growth? does it slow in the later summer months, or do they grow right up until the velvet falls off? I guess my game cameras will answer the question for me if I'm lucky.

 :yeah: I am also curious about elk. When do they typically stop growing? Saw this one on Saturday and was wondering how much more he's gonna grow if any. (Sorry for the poor quality. It's a Phone Skope Pic.)

RMEF website says August.



That's when the velvet comes off. You'll find the big bulls are pretty much done growing by now.
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #32 on: July 02, 2018, 04:58:44 PM »
Here you go. Old pics everyone’s seen before but look at the antlers and look at the dates. All the same bull. He didn’t change much at all from early July to let August.





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Re: Velvet
« Reply #33 on: July 02, 2018, 05:12:24 PM »
Out of curiosity, when do deer in velvet typically stop bone growth? does it slow in the later summer months, or do they grow right up until the velvet falls off? I guess my game cameras will answer the question for me if I'm lucky.

 :yeah: I am also curious about elk. When do they typically stop growing? Saw this one on Saturday and was wondering how much more he's gonna grow if any. (Sorry for the poor quality. It's a Phone Skope Pic.)

RMEF website says August.

And one more site saying late July early August.

https://www.geneseo.edu/~briggs/biodiversity/topic.elkantler
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #34 on: July 10, 2018, 08:50:40 AM »
Sorry for the poor quality almost didnt post because of it.
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #35 on: July 12, 2018, 10:13:56 PM »
So this is what a months growth looked like for this guy.

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Re: Velvet
« Reply #36 on: July 13, 2018, 05:45:42 AM »
Good god brute. What a giant! Great pic as well!
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #37 on: July 13, 2018, 05:48:49 AM »
very cool :tup:

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Re: Velvet
« Reply #38 on: July 13, 2018, 06:01:55 AM »
all I can say to that is WOW!!!!!

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« Reply #39 on: August 11, 2018, 06:23:58 PM »
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« Reply #40 on: August 11, 2018, 08:10:05 PM »
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #41 on: August 11, 2018, 08:44:26 PM »
Nice Shots Guy's
Nice whitetail  :tup:
Here is a two photo merge. Still cut a couple bulls off on each end  :o
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #42 on: August 12, 2018, 07:40:48 AM »
Still growing...
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Re: Velvet
« Reply #43 on: August 17, 2018, 07:24:29 PM »
Well it looks like the Velvet is over for this guy this year.

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Re: Velvet
« Reply #44 on: August 18, 2018, 09:16:11 AM »
Great pics guys

 


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