When do whitetail deer shed their horns?

Answer Male white-tailed deer shed their antlers annually in winter, though the exact timing varies by latitude, with the shed taking place earlier in latitudes farther away from the equator. Antlers star... Read More »

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When do whitetail deer lose their horns?

White-tailed bucks (male deer) typically shed their antlers sometime between January and April. The process takes between two and three weeks. They begin growing new antlers throughout the summer, ... Read More »

Do female whitetail deer have horns?

The female white-tailed deer rarely grows antlers. A small percentage will develop antlers because of a chemical imbalance, according to the National Audubon Society. The males develop antlers, she... Read More »

When do deer shed their horns?

Deer have antlers, not horns. Antlers are shed and regrown each year, and horns are not. Deer shed their antlers between January and April of each year (depending on the individual animal and the l... Read More »

When do whitetail bucks shed their antlers?

Male whitetail deer shed antlers following the rut, or mating season, sometime between January and April. This process takes 2 to 3 weeks. The deer regrow new antlers during the summer and into the... Read More »