Henry, Dick
April 2005
New York State Conservationist;Apr2005, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p14
Presents information on the development of the antlers of deer. Effects of day length and availability of food on antler growth; Cause of the shedding of the antler; Factors that contribute to the misshapen or oddly formed antlers.


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