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Strange rack , you seeing any werd racks ?

This guy is 2 1/2 years old at least
As I saw him / passed on him several last fall
One side is just a big button and the other a twisted mess
Also found his 1 side shed this spring







Watching him in person and on the cameras
He apears to be in good health

Wonder what caused his rack to grow that way ?

You guys got any strange racked buck pic's ?

John
 

jagermeister

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Yep, that's pretty strange. My guess is that he injured the pedicle right at the base of the skull, at some point in his life.
 

JD Boyd

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You passed on him several times last fall??? Your killin me right now...lmao

But yeah I see some strange racked deer every year. Could be injuries could be poor genetics... I'm leaning more toward poor genes though...
 
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hickslawns

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You mean something like this? We had a guy trespass on our property last year and never recovered the deer. I just figured it was this guy that he didn't recover, but I suppose it could be genes.
 

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rossbows

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You mean something like this? We had a guy trespass on our property last year and never recovered the deer. I just figured it was this guy that he didn't recover, but I suppose it could be genes.

You hunting at my place lol I have a buck on cam this year that looks just like that is left side goes straight up 12in or so and the other is a mess he looks like a two year old. He's on my wife hit list.
 

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That's some smart bucks right there. They will never have to worry about a gear chaser shooting at them lol. Good thing I don't look at racks...backstraps are way better ;)
 

hickslawns

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He has 3 pts. on his left side and just a main beam on the right. He is a young buck so I will see what happens next year.


Gotcha. I just thought I couldn't see the other points on the right side from that angle. Yep, see what he does moving forward sounds like a good call.