I hunted with my uncle for the first time in many years this past deer season on his property in Tuscola County. While I was there, we went through the box of racks he's collected from that property over more than 20 years. I am not sure how to describe them, other than to say the majority of the racks are misshaped. By this I mean uneven points per side, poor main beam development as well as poor development of the points (e.g. inconsistent size from G2's to G3's, etc). I also met with a neighbor of his and his racks show similar characteristics. For years, my uncle and his neighbors have only shot bucks, but are getting better about taking does also the last couple years. The area has a mix of terrain, including low lands/swamps, hay fields and hardwoods. I am looking for information if others in that county experience the same scenario with respects to rack development. I am also interested on perspectives on why the rack quality is so low. My initial thought is that the habitat can't support the herd and that is leading to insufficient nutrition during rack development, however, there is an approximately 80 acre hay field next to his property that I would think would provide plenty of early spring food. I have talked with my uncle about putting in some food plots this spring to see how significant of a change that makes. Any thoughts????