When do whitetail deer get their antlers?

Answer Whitetail deer--specifically male bucks--start antler growth during the spring months of March or April. Antlers can grow quite rapidly--dependent on a deer's level of nutrition--and are usually fu... Read More »

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When do whitetail deer antlers fall off?

A buck grows antlers in the early spring. The antlers vary in size and shape and in the fall the buck will rub them completely off. Although is it uncommon, does may also grow a small set of horns.... Read More »

Can female whitetail deer have antlers?

Male whitetail deer, scientifically named Odocoileus virginianus, grow antlers in the spring and shed them in the fall. Females of this species do not usually have antlers. Occasionally a female wi... Read More »

Do whitetail deer lose their antlers every year?

Whitetail deer, specifically bucks, shed their antlers annually during the mid-winter months and grow them back during the spring and summer months. Whitetail deer antlers--which can grow up to 1 1... Read More »

When do whitetail deer begin to develop antlers?

Whitetail deer grow and shed new antlers annually. The new antlers develop in early spring around March or April, after the old ones have shed in late January or February. Whitetail deer antlers de... Read More »