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    Malformed Roe from 2015

    I have seen some excellent posts on the site regarding, mostly, Roe malforms from previous years.
    I thought it would be interesting to see some from 2015. So to kick off this thread I offer 2 Roe photos of animals I have shot this year in North Wiltshire.
    The Roe with the left antler going past the eye was healthy but the end of the antler was soft and rotting, so a good one to take out before he suffered.
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    Great stuff. The right one has very similar make up to a malform head I have. The cic measurer suggested it was wire damage, which makes sense to me.


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    I do like these threads.

    My contribution for this year though I did put a post up here on it after I shot it. Looks to have been hit pretty hard as it had a broken (and healed lower jaw).
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    Hi Chris, yes it would have been nasty for the animal at the time. Perhaps clipped by a car or could it have been someone attempting a head shot with a small bullet, eg a .22 rimfire or air gun?

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    My example

    Hi gents

    Here are a few examples of malformed heads I have shot in the southwest.


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    That muntjac is something special. Was it possible to score it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sivell View Post
    Hi gents

    Here are a few examples of malformed heads I have shot in the southwest.


    That muntjac is a corker

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    Three pointer - in all other respects fit and healthy:

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    A roe buck I shot in Herefordshire a couple of years ago - perfectly healthy
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    Hi Gents

    The Muntjac is currently on the Taxidermy bench, as soon as it is finished I will get it over to be measured, if that is at all possible with him being abnormal.



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