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#3044880 - 11/22/12 11:59 AM Ok.. What the heck is this...
4 Point

Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 411
Loc: Cottage Grove TN/Horn Lake MS

I killed a doe the other day on our land in Mississippi and it had these weird nodes growing in its back legs down by the bone with little while tendrils growing off into the meat.... Anyone got a clue what it is?

No matter where you go .. there you are.

#3044961 - 11/22/12 01:50 PM Re: Ok.. What the heck is this... [Re: HenryCohunter]
Columbia Scott
8 Point

Registered: 01/23/11
Posts: 1011
Loc: Columbia, Tennessee

It's probably just scar tissue from an old injury. Who knows?
The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth,upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fish; into your hand are they delivered.

#3045067 - 11/22/12 03:47 PM Re: Ok.. What the heck is this... [Re: Columbia Scott]
double browtine
8 Point

Registered: 12/04/10
Posts: 1766
Loc: Cheatham/Montgomery County

I think they are lymph nodes. I always remove them when i separate the the different muscle masses.
#3045109 - 11/22/12 04:48 PM Re: Ok.. What the heck is this... [Re: double browtine]
8 Point

Registered: 10/12/09
Posts: 1242
Loc: Knoxville

It is either where a panther or bigfoot tried to take a chunk out of it.
#3045400 - 11/22/12 09:57 PM Re: Ok.. What the heck is this... [Re: ]
4 Point

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 131
Loc: Middle Tennessee

Appears to me to be hemal nodes. They are common in deer and cause nor represent any harm. They are usually found in other areas of the body but this is not an unlikely area. Hard to tell by the pictures but that's my guess.
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