Research Studies

Research & Scientific Contributors

  • Dr. William Cannon – Nutra Blend
  • Dr. Winston Murry – University of Saskatoon
  • Dr. Greg Pollard – Independant Nutritionalist
  • Dr. Robert Winn – DVM

Disclaimer: National Geographic, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Science Direct and University of Missouri are not in any way shape or form affiliated with Over-All Animal Nutrition Inc. These are just references to better explain the common sense of antler growth

IGF-1 TAZ Expression

IGF1 promotes osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells derived from rat bone marrow by increasing TAZ (DNA protein code) expression

  • IGF1 promotes the osteogenic differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells dose-dependently.
  • IGF1 promotes osteogenic differentiation by increasing TAZ expression.
  • IGF1 increases TAZ expression via the MEK–ERK pathway.


MAPK/ERK pathway

The MAPK/ERK pathway (also known as the Ras-Raf-MEK-ERK pathway) is a chain of proteins in the cell that communicates a signal from a receptor on the surface of the cell to the DNA in the nucleus of the cell.


Protein coding gene

Osteogenic differentiation derived from or composed of any tissue concerned in bone growth or repair by which cells change during development


The Transport Vessel for the Mineral Components and Delivery System for Workforce Building Muscle, Bone and rejuvenating antler tissue during seasonal hormonal changes.


Minerals are the building materials required in the construction process of seasonal growth and rejuvenation of antler tissues triggered by hormonal change from increased daylight hours in the Spring and Summer Months when beneficial sources of proteins.


The Source of Energy that Feeds the Workforce of Growth Factors building body and antler tissues during seasonal growth transformations and maintaining muscle mass during the fall and winter Our Protein Pellets and Wildlife Products are manufactured with a minimum of 400 Lbs of High Protein Alfalfa Meal per ton increasing Carotene levels providing an Excellent Source of Energy with additional Fuel for the Working Growth Factors.


Promotes Healthy Rumen/Stomach Functions and Increased Absorption of the Essential Minerals and Nutrients required for Cellular tissue development occurring during seasonal growth periods in all species of antlered deer.

The Science Behind The Rack

  • Research on whitetail deer has proven that while protein, calcium, and other minerals are the necessary building blocks for antler growth, it is the retinoic acid, which contains the insulin-like growth factors, that is absolutely essential to stimulating and promoting antler growth.
  • Retinoic acid is a naturally occurring growth hormone found in deer and is the chief component responsible for antler growth.
  • During normal growth cycles, in the spring and early summer months, insulin growth factors travel through the animal’s bloodstream to the tip of the antlers combining with the nutritional building blocks, promoting massive gains in antler size in a short period of time.
  • By increasing the release of specific growth hormones, we are able to safely and naturally push a deer’s insulin growth factor to maximum levels. From there, the insulin growth factor promotes the growth of the mesenchyme zone to build the antler to its maximum genetic potential.

When it comes to antler growth in deer, it is easily compared to a commercial construction project

When comparing antler development to a commercial construction project, similarly, one must study the blueprint, provide the best tools and equipment, and then, mobilize the quality workforce to achieve the greatest outcome; yielding extraordinary results in your deer herd’s genetic capabilities.