Meet my backyard buddy, I call him Granddaddy – for obvious reasons. It has been 7 weeks now since he first started coming to my feeder and the old boy has undergone some serious changes in that time.
It is truly amazing to see how a big mature whitetail buck can
metamorphosize in a matter of weeks. Below you will
see how my Granddaddy appeared in late November/early Dec as a magnificant 220+ pound, 10-point giant with a huge rut-swollen neck!
Now here we are six weeks later, the same buck without his incredible 10-point crown, swollen neck and easily 20 pounds
lighter – and sporting a rather sheepish grin.
Needless to say, Ol Granddad has been feeding regularly since he
dropped those big antlers – no doubt hoping to rebuild a failing body after a fall of breeding and fighting! (Hopefully it was worth it!)
I live in West Carleton-Stittsville area if anybody’s wondering, and Granddaddy is safe and sound on posted land!