Red Deer

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J's Wild Game Processing
Apr 07, 2011   02:37 PM
by Administrator

The Red Deer (sometimes referred to as Red Stag) hails from Europe.  A large reddish brown deer with long hair about 3" has a beard with hair about 5" long.  Mature males will have antlers with 5- points per antler and will weigh about 400 lbs.  Red Deer are the cousin of the North American Elk. The male stag may have e or more points sprouting from th end of his antler and this cluster is called a crown.  A royal stag has 2 crowns.

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