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Old 10-18-2017, 11:40 AM   #1
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Cannot say I have seen a deer doing this before
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:41 AM   #2
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eating his competition

in all serious, I have never seen that either.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:43 AM   #3
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maybe stabbed into his tounge and broke off?
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:44 AM   #4
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Seen them chewing bones. They aren't real particular where they get their calcium.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:45 AM   #5
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Must have a calcium deficiency. Quick, better put out some supplements before he eats ALL your deer.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:46 AM   #6
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Interesting!

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Old 10-18-2017, 11:46 AM   #7
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Dadgum cannibal !!!!!!!!
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:48 AM   #8
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I'm more intrigued by the 14k Gold beam..
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:49 AM   #9
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I have seen that a lot in the hill country. The first time I thought the deer had a third antler.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:50 AM   #10
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Seen them chewing bones. They aren't real particular where they get their calcium.
Yep, seen it often.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:51 AM   #11
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Add me to the never seen it group.Cool pic.

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Old 10-18-2017, 11:52 AM   #12
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Price of antler just went up! Lol
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:54 AM   #13
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Nope, I've not seen that before.
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:54 AM   #14
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Never seen that before either! Cool!
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:58 AM   #15
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New one on me
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Old 10-18-2017, 11:58 AM   #16
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Very common. Put out some mineral blocks that have high calcium in it.
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:05 PM   #17
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Surprised how many of yall are saying this is common. I have never seen it or even heard of it. Rats, Squirrels, dogs yes, but never heard of deer doing this. If it was very common more pics would be posted.
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:06 PM   #18
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:06 PM   #19
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He's trying to quit Copenhagen....
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:09 PM   #20
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It's fairly common. But, not necessarily due to a deficiency, per se, just another source of calcium and other trace minerals. Just something else out there they can chew on (bones as well).
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:13 PM   #21
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To me, it almost looks like he got impaled by this horn. It looks pretty far back for him to be chewing on it...maybe I'm wrong.
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:14 PM   #22
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Had a problem with a buck on our place doing this same thing. He would go out and gnaw the antlers clean off the other deerís heads. Would go up to them in their sleep and start munching away on their headgear. Then all we would see were these scrawny racked bucks walking around. We thought surely the other 100+Ē of antler they were supposed to have mustíve been eaten off of their head by a more dominant buck in the area. Never saw the guy on camera or in person, but thatís the only logical reason we never had any big deer on our place at the time....


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Old 10-18-2017, 12:14 PM   #23
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And I always thought squirrels were responsible for chewing the sheds up... Put me in the never seen it before list.
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:24 PM   #24
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No wonder I never find any sheds they are dropping them and then eating them ����
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:25 PM   #25
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Never seen it either! Very interesting
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:30 PM   #26
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To me, it almost looks like he got impaled by this horn. It looks pretty far back for him to be chewing on it...maybe I'm wrong.

I thought so too at first glance, but since he looks to still be in velvet I don't think he'd be sparring or full on fighting to get stabbed in the mouth.


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Old 10-18-2017, 12:46 PM   #27
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Yup, seen it before... still shocking to see lol
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:57 PM   #28
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Cows will eat'em up fast as well.
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Old 10-18-2017, 01:23 PM   #29
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The axis around my place chew up all the old bones and antlers we have laying around.
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:36 PM   #30
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Have you seen the doe eating the human bones from the body farm in San Marcus?
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:42 PM   #31
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He's trying to quit Copenhagen....
Is that all I have to do?
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:55 PM   #32
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Surprised how many of yall are saying this is common. I have never seen it or even heard of it. Rats, Squirrels, dogs yes, but never heard of deer doing this. If it was very common more pics would be posted.
Agreed!
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:59 PM   #33
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:00 PM   #34
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Iíve seen it before with my own eyes in the Hill country several times. Seen them chewing bones too
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:01 PM   #35
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:04 PM   #36
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The axis around my place chew up all the old bones and antlers we have laying around.
Yep I have seen our axis chewing on old bones act. In leakey we put cams where we dumped carcasses and seen an eating bones there too.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:10 PM   #37
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Iíve seen it back in 2015.
First noticed this buck on camera with a shed in his mouth.

Seen him in person a few times during the season still jacking with that same shed well what was left of it at least.

I would see it by the feeder and would chuck if off to the side so I wouldnít run over backing the truck up to feed.

It was comical seeing the shed show back on the camera pics randomly. Lol

It kinda reminded me of a dog and his favorite toy. Lol

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Old 10-18-2017, 03:41 PM   #38
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Never.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:52 PM   #39
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That's weird.
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Old 10-18-2017, 04:07 PM   #40
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That's a first for me
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Old 10-18-2017, 05:53 PM   #41
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Amazing how deer know what is good to eat.
Cool pic. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-18-2017, 07:36 PM   #42
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we get thousands and thousands of trail pics every year over the past ten years - seems like if it was very common we would have gotten more pics - this is the first
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