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Velvet on antlers peeling off and stinking

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by bhymel, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. bhymel

    bhymel Member

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    What's my options, they appear hard and I can't find any soft spots.
    I am thinking strip off all the remaining velvet and send the off , for artificial velvet
     
  2. It is possible the smell is not just from the velvet. If it is just coming out of velvet there could still be blood in the antler and that could be the source of your smell as well.
     

  3. Shawn73

    Shawn73 Active Member

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    just had the same problem and we had to strip the antlers.
     
  4. Sunram

    Sunram Live to Hunt, Hunt to Live

    Once they start stinking the velvet must go. You could get them preserved, but the odor will still be there, and eventually attract bugs. Peel and re-flock!
     
  5. Get them in salt/alum ASAP.