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#3045492 - 11/23/12 04:12 AM Split hooves
buckaroo
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My daughter killed a spike yesterday, as I was skinning him I noticed all of his hooves were split, I think this is evidence of ehd, is the meat ok?
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#3045496 - 11/23/12 04:35 AM Re: Split hooves [Re: buckaroo]
mike243
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The meat is fine.
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#3046488 - 11/23/12 10:17 PM Re: Split hooves [Re: mike243]
Southern Sportsman
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What do you mean the hooves were split?
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#3046641 - 11/24/12 07:33 AM Re: Split hooves [Re: Southern Sportsman]
buckaroo
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Yes all around the edges.
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#3046934 - 11/24/12 01:22 PM Re: Split hooves [Re: buckaroo]
Hardwoodmaterials
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I hunt a place that is real steep and rocky with a lot of bluffs and most of the deer over there have rough split hooves. I think they split them on the rock edges.
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#3047063 - 11/24/12 03:31 PM Re: Split hooves [Re: Hardwoodmaterials]
monsterbuck07
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I have heard EHD does that also.
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#3047572 - 11/24/12 09:31 PM Re: Split hooves [Re: monsterbuck07]
BigGameGuy
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Sounds like an EHD survivor evidenced by sloughing hooves. Don't worry, the meat is fine.
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