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Old Jun 6th 2018, 03:32 PM   #1
 
  Apr 2011
  Hampton, FL
Injured Antler in Velvet

My buck has injured his antler. At first it looked like a drop tine but now it’s starting to swell. My question is should I remove it or just watch it? I’m attaching the best picture I could get of it. Thank you for any advice you can give me. I’ve raised deer for 9 years and this is the first time this has happened.
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Old Jun 7th 2018, 04:30 AM   #2
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If it’s not broke out of the skull just cut it off.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 04:28 PM   #3
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If it's in velvet. I would let it be. It happens alot. Just my opinion
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