Yes I believe his velvet is totally void of blood so I believe that’s a good thing in preserving the antlers.I'll guess that the taxidermist will freeze dry the velvet. If there was blood then it has probably dried too much to inject.
I'm also curious on this wound, is it anywhere near his testicles? Maybe it severed his urethra (probably not the correct name but I didn't need those search cookies on my phone) and prevented testosterone from getting to his body.
I also don't blame you on not eating it, if a professional processor says it's not good then walk away.
The wound was right on top near his spine right between his two hams. It was a long slice about 3-4” long. Wish I would’ve taken a pic of it.
On my way to the taxi. Meeting him at 2
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