What is the differencebetween horns and antlers?
The Difference Between Antlers                     and Horns
Antlers► Antlers shed each fall  and grow back in the  spring.► In the spring antlers  are covered with  velvet, and compo...
Harvesting Velvet         ► Occurs at 65 days          of growth, after          increased sunlight          causes blood ...
Antler Velvet Production
Interesting Facts► Must  accumulate 50 or  more pounds of  calcium salts to grow  antlers.► Caribou  and Reindeer  only de...
Horns►a keratinized sheath that covers a core of skull bone.► Blood only runs an inch into the horn.
Dehorning     ► Dehorn   when young.     ► Itis best to dehorn on       cool dry days.
Dehorning Continued
Interesting Facts► Batawana cattle horns can grow with enough weight and length to deform their skull.► Hornsnever shed, b...
Questions
What is the differencebetween horns and antlers?
The Difference Between Antlers                     and Horns
Antlers► Antlers shed each fall  and grow back in the  spring.► In the spring antlers  are covered with  velvet, and compo...
Harvesting Velvet         ► Occurs at 65 days          of growth, after          increased sunlight          causes blood ...
Antler Velvet Production
Interesting Facts► Must  accumulate 50 or  more pounds of  calcium salts to grow  antlers.► Caribou  and Reindeer  only de...
Horns►a keratinized sheath that covers a core of skull bone.► Blood only runs an inch into the horn.
Dehorning     ► Dehorn   when young.     ► Itis best to dehorn on       cool dry days.
Dehorning Continued
Interesting Facts► Batawana cattle horns can grow with enough weight and length to deform their skull.► Hornsnever shed, b...
Questions
What is the difference between horns and antlers?
What is the difference between horns and antlers?
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  1. 1. What is the differencebetween horns and antlers?
  2. 2. The Difference Between Antlers and Horns
  3. 3. Antlers► Antlers shed each fall and grow back in the spring.► In the spring antlers are covered with velvet, and composed of blood and nerves.
  4. 4. Harvesting Velvet ► Occurs at 65 days of growth, after increased sunlight causes blood flow to stop and nerves to die.
  5. 5. Antler Velvet Production
  6. 6. Interesting Facts► Must accumulate 50 or more pounds of calcium salts to grow antlers.► Caribou and Reindeer only deer species that have females that bare antlers.
  7. 7. Horns►a keratinized sheath that covers a core of skull bone.► Blood only runs an inch into the horn.
  8. 8. Dehorning ► Dehorn when young. ► Itis best to dehorn on cool dry days.
  9. 9. Dehorning Continued
  10. 10. Interesting Facts► Batawana cattle horns can grow with enough weight and length to deform their skull.► Hornsnever shed, but can be broken or cut off.
  11. 11. Questions
  12. 12. What is the differencebetween horns and antlers?
  13. 13. The Difference Between Antlers and Horns
  14. 14. Antlers► Antlers shed each fall and grow back in the spring.► In the spring antlers are covered with velvet, and composed of blood and nerves.
  15. 15. Harvesting Velvet ► Occurs at 65 days of growth, after increased sunlight causes blood flow to stop and nerves to die.
  16. 16. Antler Velvet Production
  17. 17. Interesting Facts► Must accumulate 50 or more pounds of calcium salts to grow antlers.► Caribou and Reindeer only deer species that have females that bare antlers.
  18. 18. Horns►a keratinized sheath that covers a core of skull bone.► Blood only runs an inch into the horn.
  19. 19. Dehorning ► Dehorn when young. ► Itis best to dehorn on cool dry days.
  20. 20. Dehorning Continued
  21. 21. Interesting Facts► Batawana cattle horns can grow with enough weight and length to deform their skull.► Hornsnever shed, but can be broken or cut off.
  22. 22. Questions

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