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When is a Red Deer known as a “brocket”?

In their second year, male Red Deer develop their first proper antlers. The main trunk of the antler is known as the “beam” but it’s not until their third year that the antlers begin to develop additional branches leading to the usual multiple points (or “tines”) of a fully adult stag.

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No silver linings

Last weekend you might have seen an article that appeared in most national newspapers about the killing of a monarch Red Stag at Burley here in the New Forest. This is a grievous event that has saddened me deeply.

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