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Old 10-05-2019, 06:25 PM   #1
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Default What's wrong with this buck?

So yesterday I was about to pull the card on my camera when i seen this guy hopping into my feeder! I ran and went to get my bow, tried to get the sneak on him but he spotted me and took hobbled off. My first thought was he had been shot at by a neighbor, but now I see it's a cyst of some sort possibly. I'm in the tree now let's see if he shows

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Old 10-05-2019, 06:27 PM   #2
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Infection in a wound.
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Old 10-05-2019, 06:37 PM   #3
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Infection in a wound.
Hopefully he shows! Up in the tree now
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Old 10-05-2019, 06:51 PM   #4
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Old 10-05-2019, 07:13 PM   #5
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Thanks, got about 8 doe here now. Really want to wait for the rut but thinking he needs to go
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Old 10-05-2019, 07:40 PM   #6
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Only problem I see is heís not under my feeder


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Old 10-05-2019, 07:49 PM   #7
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No sign of mr limp yet. Stand by

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Old 10-05-2019, 07:53 PM   #8
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Big abscess on that shoulder. Gonna be a stinky mess if you cut into that. Good luck.
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:08 PM   #9
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Ate his spinach, Ahh GuhGuhGuh.
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:12 PM   #10
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Big abscess on that shoulder. Gonna be a stinky mess if you cut into that. Good luck.
I'm not an expert on abbesses, although I've watched a lot of YouTube videos of people draining them on live stock.

Would it have any effect on the meat of that deer?
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:13 PM   #11
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Bucks at feeder but my guys not there

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Old 10-05-2019, 08:56 PM   #12
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I had a buck with an abscess on his brisket last year it wasn't quite that big, I kept thinking about shooting it with a 22 and pop it. This year he is fine and just has a flap of skin hanging, I wouldn't worry about it.
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:03 PM   #13
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It will drain on its own in due time. That is most times with cattle are wildlife.
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:05 PM   #14
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:08 PM   #15
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Didnt show tonight! Just got out the stand, plenty of deer but no mr limp will be back at it tomorrow afternoon. Looks like he was at feeder all night rite after I got out of the stand yesterday. I'm sure I'll see him soon

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Old 10-05-2019, 10:12 PM   #16
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I'm not an expert on abbesses, although I've watched a lot of YouTube videos of people draining them on live stock.

Would it have any effect on the meat of that deer?
We have killed a couple like that and the infection was throughout the area. We did not eat those deer. Sometimes it is a small abscess that is encapsulated due to a thorn or something else. Those i donít have a problem cutting around and eating the meat. I am curious as to what is causing the one on this buck. I hope once he gets it he can shed some light on it.
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Old 10-05-2019, 10:13 PM   #17
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Dude skips leg day...
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Old 10-05-2019, 10:15 PM   #18
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We have killed a couple like that and the infection was throughout the area. We did not eat those deer. Sometimes it is a small abscess that is encapsulated due to a thorn or something else. Those i donít have a problem cutting around and eating the meat. I am curious as to what is causing the one on this buck. I hope once he gets it he can shed some light on it.
Yes if I get a shot I'll take a look. He is limping really bad when I saw him yesterday and the leg looks like he cant walk on it, possibly a broken leg?

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Old 10-05-2019, 10:16 PM   #19
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Old 10-05-2019, 10:33 PM   #20
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Hopefully he shows tomorrow morning.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:14 PM   #21
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Back in the stand, wind is not in the best direction but will give a shot. Not sure if I'll shot this buck with the whatever it is on its shoulder, kinda scared the meats bad and will waste the tag! Not sure what to do!??

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Old 10-06-2019, 07:16 PM   #22
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Dirt nap so we can see better pics of it lol
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:19 PM   #23
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Dirt nap so we can see better pics of it lol
We will have some action definitely this coming weekend I'm off 4 days and wife and son itching to shoot a buck or doe!

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Old 10-06-2019, 07:28 PM   #24
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Let me go ahead and eat all the mashed potatoes, whipped cream, and ice cream I ever plan on eating in my life before the LDPs on this guy.

That's gonna be naaassstaaayy
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:50 PM   #25
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possible rattle snake bite.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:08 PM   #26
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We had a 10pt with a broken front leg. I felt sorry for it and was going to shoot it. A doe came out and he chased her around no problems at all. He got a pass and turned in to a double drop tine deer the next year and got a pass to spread his genetics never to be seen again by us. Snake bites, infections, fences etc. deer are very tough animals.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:12 PM   #27
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It's a tumor
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:17 PM   #28
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Snakebite usually shows signs of necrosis. We put this one out of his misery a few years ago. Could be a broken leg that got infected. Could be a 22 bullet in there. Anything is possible in Wilson county.


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Old 10-06-2019, 08:29 PM   #29
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We had a 10pt with a broken front leg. I felt sorry for it and was going to shoot it. A doe came out and he chased her around no problems at all. He got a pass and turned in to a double drop tine deer the next year and got a pass to spread his genetics never to be seen again by us. Snake bites, infections, fences etc. deer are very tough animals.
I was thinking it's a broken leg he cant walk on it. Hes been out in mornings but I work so can only hunt the evenings. Will hopefully see him this weekend

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Old 10-06-2019, 08:31 PM   #30
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Snakebite usually shows signs of necrosis. We put this one out of his misery a few years ago. Could be a broken leg that got infected. Could be a 22 bullet in there. Anything is possible in Wilson county.


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Ain't that rite! Butted up against a neighborhood so absolutely anything possible, I've seen it!

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Old 10-06-2019, 08:42 PM   #31
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Wow, never seen anything like it.
But would agree with an infection of some type.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:53 PM   #32
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Another night no show but I have faith he will be here soon. We will shoot him. What's he score?

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Old 10-06-2019, 09:26 PM   #33
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Another night no show but I have faith he will be here soon. We will shoot him. What's he score?

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I would guess 128-130 range from those pics. I have hunted next to a neighborhood for years as well. Every high school kid in there is slinging bolts and arrows over their back fence. Good luck.
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:29 PM   #34
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I would guess 128-130 range from those pics. I have hunted next to a neighborhood for years as well. Every high school kid in there is slinging bolts and arrows over their back fence. Good luck.
Thanks. Tune in this weekend we will be doing some slinging! Hopefully get some LDP's

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Old 10-06-2019, 09:42 PM   #35
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If the meat is bad you may be able to contact the GW and explain the situation. And they can issue a tag for that deer for you. Not sure what your county GWs are like. Itís their call


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Old 10-06-2019, 10:46 PM   #36
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Watching this.


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