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Antlers are extensions of the skull grown by members of the deer family. They are true bone ... In most arctic and temperate-zone species, antler growth and shedding is ... In the United States, the...

The Miracle of Antler Growth | Elk101.com | Eat. Sleep. HUNT ELK!


Apr 18, 2011 ... Hello Elk Lovers! We have officially started another year of the elk. By that I am referring to the start of antler growth. While I have had to stay ...

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Mar 24, 2009 ... This slideshow allows you to view weekly photographs showing the antler growth of one of the biggest elk in the world. Learn more about the ...

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If you look closely at a deer or elk antler, you'll see grooves and ridges on it. ... are studying antlers in the hopes of learning the secrets of rampant cell growth, ...

13 Bizarre Elk Facts That Most Hunters Don't Know | OutdoorHub


Feb 9, 2015 ... An elk's antlers can grow more than an inch a day in the summer. The amount of antler growth an elk undergoes, as well as total antler size, ...

Elk of the Rocky Mountains by Wildlife Spirits


Elk of the Rocky Mountain by Wildlife Spirits - Photography Collections to view, CDs ... Antler growth begins as layer upon layer of cartilage develops which then  ...

Antlers - MountainNature.com


Elk retain their antlers throughout the winter, only shedding them with the onset of ... the stags need to find a large source of calcium to supply the antler growth.

developing trophy deer, elk and antelope - Montana State University


and the antlers on deer and elk are influenced by identical factors that determine growth ... Antler and horn growth begin when blood serum testosterone levels.

What Causes Nontypical Antler Growth in Elk and Deer? (Ask the ...


Oct 20, 2014 ... In this segment of “Ask the Biologist,” Colorado Outdoors Online reader Iolanthe Culjak asks: Question: "What causes unusual antler growth in ...

Facts on Elk and Velvet Antler - Wisconsin Farm Raised Elk Meat


The term velvet antler refers to the whole antler as it is humanely harvested from male elk at a particular stage of growth - prior to the onset of hardening and ...

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Bull: 700 pounds (315 kg) (Tule elk: 400 lbs., Roosevelt's elk: 900 lbs.) ... Only male elk have antlers; Bulls shed and grow a new set of antlers every year; New  ...

The key to antler growth: Age, genetics, nutrition | goHUNT


Jul 7, 2015 ... For mule deer and whitetails, that generally means an antler growth peak occurring at 5.5 years of age or older. For elk, full growth potential ...

Elk Facts | coloradoelkbreeders.com


Many scientists believe that the elk's ivory teeth are the remnants of tusks from the ... Bulls remain infertile for two or three months during velvet antler growth.