This question is a catch 22.
1. Depends on the animals health
2. Depends on the pressure in the animals home area.
3. Depends on the weather, and moon phases.
4. The age of the animal plays a big role, in the loss of his head gear.
Now with that said, I have seen some of our bucks, if not most of them have already dropped their head gear. But I am seeing a few that sport trophy head gear still sporting them. If you look at the above it all depends on the animals mostly, but I did see a spike yesterday still sporting his, but his age I guessed at 4 yrs do to his sway back, the size of his body damn point restriction keeps us from culling this poison from the herd. ,)
I have done everything possible to get my kids involved in hunting. Every time out whether it be scouting, camping or during the actual hunt, I will challenge them to find their way back without using any electronics (GPS). Also without a compass. They know by now that I am going to challenge one of them, so right off the bat when leaving our vehicle or camp they will start picking out land marks to help them out. Makes me and them feel confident that if we were to somehow separate that they...