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    Tree rub?

    Came across this fresh rubbing on a pepperwood yesterday, I was slightly surprised as I thought this was normally a velvet stripping and pre-roar activity? any ideas ? My thought was possibly trying to cast an antler?

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    I reckon Rushy had an itchy ass crack?

    If it was a stag rubbing velvet and it appears reasonably fresh, there should be some on the ground around the base or caught up on the tree. If not I reckon your right and its from an animal trying to cast.
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    ditto
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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I reckon Rushy had an itchy ass crack?
    Looked like a few dag's lying about so that was my next thought
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    Could we have an explanation as to why you lugg a bottle around in the bush with you?
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    You cheeky shits. That would put my arse four foot six off the ground at the top of the scratching and three inches off the ground at the bottom. Everyone knows I am not that tall and my knees aren't up to that sort of bending. Clearly Gibo was dry humping it.
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    Or a young stag frustrated that he didn't get any, and still full of energy and frustration.

    I have watched stags really huck up a tussock/bush/sapling for no apparent reason, showing off perhaps ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    You cheeky shits. That would put my arse four foot six off the ground at the top of the scratching and three inches off the ground at the bottom. Everyone knows I am not that tall and my knees aren't up to that sort of bending. Clearly Gibo was dry humping it.
    The old pass the buck trick aye!!! I reckon you used the bottle to gain more hight on the tree to assist with your dagg removal!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    The old pass the buck trick aye!!!!
    Oh OK then the truth is the nut sack was itchy so I gave it a rub and then got turned on and a little bit carried away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    Oh OK then the truth is the nut sack was itchy so I gave it a rub and then got turned on and a little bit carried away.
    Truth prevails!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmsaum View Post
    Or a young stag frustrated that he didn't get any, and still full of energy and frustration.

    I have watched stags really huck up a tussock/bush/sapling for no apparent reason, showing off perhaps ???
    Could it be to sharpen antlers?
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    Deer rubbing is one thing but when they start leaving their beer keg carbon dioxide bottles lying about that is just plain tardy
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmsaum View Post
    Or a young stag frustrated that he didn't get any, and still full of energy and frustration.

    I have watched stags really huck up a tussock/bush/sapling for no apparent reason, showing off perhaps ???
    I saw heaps of rubs like this on the weekend, I thought it happened all year round?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    Could it be to sharpen antlers?
    That's a positive side effect from the actions of another motive.
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    I came across a fresh Sika scrape two weeks ago. Same place I had seen a six pointer the week before.
    Their hormones must be playing up this time of year.

 

 

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