Kerr WMA: Deer Research Projects

Maternal Affects on Antler Configuration in Male White-tailed Deer

Whitetail Antler Whitetail Antler

Discussions on this topic has produced many variations of this central theme: Does on stress diet vs. does on control diet, age of female affecting yearling antlers, affects of DOB on yearling antlers, etc. Some of these concerns have been addressed as a result of past research but additional investigations could be warranted.