Deer tend to shed their antlers (or cast their antlers) every new year. This creates the space for growth of a new set. While the shedding periods lasts for around 2-3 weeks, the regrowth period of the same will take up theentire summer. After which the cycle begins all over again.
Usually, the deer tend to shed their antlers between the months of January and April - after the end of the rutting season.
However, it’s important to note that this activity varies from deer to deer and is dependent on some factors - like the animal’s age and the latitude at which it resides.
Below, we'll “shed” some light on the when, how and why the deer tend to shed their antlers to help you understand this process better.
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