Bucks getting older; here is how you can tell July 5, 2014 New York

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Bucks getting older; here is how you can tell July 5, 2014 New York, Observer-Dispatch 
... the Department of Environmental Conservation said that 48 percent of the 114,716 bucks killed last year were 2.5 years old or older.  That is a record percentage, up from 33 in 2000 and 28 in the early 1990s... A few Wildlife Management Units in southeastern New York have antler restrictions – a buck has to have antlers of three inches or more on at least one side to be taken – and there are some Quality Deer Management efforts ...


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