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I had a doe on running around last fall with a pair of twins who had a single antler on the left side, maybe 4" long. This summer I have pictures of an antlered doe with a set of yearlings (spike and doe). The problem is that this doe has two velvet antlers which are both a few inches long. Do you think that she would grow another antler or do you think this would be a new deer. I can't imagine it being a new one myself but I never dreamed she would grow a second antler. She has no new fawns with her this year which is kind of upsetting. I think we may have a few too many coyotes. I never did get out before fawning season this year.
 

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Antlered does are quite rare,so chances are it's the same deer...interesting just the same.Some pics would be nice to see.
 

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4 or 5 years ago there was one with two fawns hanging around my fathers place - she had 3-4 inch spikes, and they stayed covered in velvet. The last time I saw her I took a few pictures, it was in mid November and she still had velvet. I dont know if she shed them or what - never saw her again. I'll download a photo if I can find it. I have heard of them being shot with 6 and 8 point basket racks. Did the doe you saw last year keep velvet all fall?
 

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I watched a show one time that said 1 in 7 does will have horns. I thought that was a bit high. There have been 4 shot in my area in the last 3 years. All had spikes and they still had the velvet on.
 

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How does that work if you don't have a doe tag? It has visible antlers, but wrong gender...
 

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I don't know how to post a picture on this topic, so I poseted it on the Gallery - the doe I was talking about in my post above- the photo was taken in mid November, and she had two fawns.
 

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Looking at the pics from last fall again. I am now pretty sure it is the same one. She did have a nub on the right side and it is now a few inches longer this year. Here she was last fall....
 

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Here she is this year. The right antler looks longer than the left this year???
 

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Pull this one yesterday of her.
 

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Pretty sexy doe! My very first deer was an atlered doe,... made me famous at home for a few months hehe... I've spoken to some biologists over the years who have told me that they are much more common than we think. One compared it to a woman with facial hair; not rampant but you see them often enough and that it is very likely that should she have several fawns in her lifetime she should have antlered daughters at one point or another.
 
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