When do Maine moose lose their antlers?

Answer Maine moose shed their antlers after mating season, and in late December (typically before Christmas). Only the males grow antlers, and a "rack" can reach 5 feet across. Still, finding a shed pair ... Read More »

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Do moose lose their antlers every year?

Male moose begin growing antlers--which can ultimately weigh more than 60 pounds--early in the spring. Bull moose antlers reach maturity by the end of summer and are shed annually during late fall ... Read More »

When do moose drop their antlers?

Moose drop their antlers after breeding season, in late fall, early winter. Younger moose sometimes keep their antlers into early spring. Antlers begin to grow back in March and April, and reach fu... Read More »

When do moose shed their antlers?

In December, the older bull moose begin to lose their antlers. By the end of January, all of the moose have shed their antlers. Bull moose are males and are the only ones to grow and shed antlers.S... Read More »

When do mule deer lose their antlers?

Mule deer bucks shed their antlers annually during the early winter, usually by late December. The new antlers will begin growing toward the end of the winter, reaching their full size by late summ... Read More »