Facts and Myths About Deer Antler Genetics

Facts and Myths About Deer Antler Genetics

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Selective deer harvest strategies might seem like good ideas for improving a property’s buck potential, but nature’s hard-wired realities tell a different story.

Keri J. Butt

Many years and deer seasons ago, long before camo was cool, and technology and social media took the hunting community by storm, I can recall watching a hunting show where the hosts were discussing how a hunter could get rid of “inferior deer antler genetics” on his or her property. The process, known as “selective culling,” seemed simple. The gist of the theory was that if a buck’s antlers were small with undesirable characteristics, the buck should be selectively targeted and removed…



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