Bucks' antlers appear in the early spring, first covered in velvet, which during the fall the buck will rub completely off. While it is not common, does can also sport a ‘rack’ of horns. Antlers are classified as either typical or non-typical. Typical is a rack that is of proportion on each side, while a non-typical rack can include numerous variations, including points aiming down, numerous point on one side, and only a few on the other. Diet and health of the animal often determine antler growth, and while age is a factor, it is not a sure sign. Young bucks may sport huge racks; older bucks may be no bigger than a fork horn. Usually though, a more mature buck, especially in an area offering a good diet, will have a larger rack than a young buck in the same area.

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