Cactus bucks are a fact

DENNIS CLAY | Contributed
Staff Writer

The antlers on Dennis Clay's mule deer buck were still covered in velvet after it was shot on Oct. 23. The reason, most likely, is a lack of testosterone. The cause could be a number of reasons, from disease, genetics, physical problems or even minerals in the soil where the plants grow and the deer eat.

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