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    roe deformed antler

    shot this roe buck a few years ago
    would this deformed antler growth been caused whilst in velvet ??
    ie, damageged when in vevet to grow like this ,ive seen other diformed heads before but never so pronounced
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    Yes. Looks like its taken a knock and would have grown normal again the following year. Damage to the pedicle will often cause permanent malformations but you would likely see malformation in the coronet if this was the case.

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