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#5395336 - 11/03/14 07:37 AM Too young to breed? I guess not.
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I watched a young spike that couldn't have been more an a year an a half old, chasing a doe this weekend. He had young spikes that couldn't have been more than three or four inches. The doe had her six month fawn tagging along behind.

I heard or read somewhere that the reason why few doe are missed during the initial rut, is because everyone gets a piece of the action.
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#5395396 - 11/03/14 08:00 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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A 1 1/2 year old buck will breed every opportunity they get

That's the equivelant to a 14-15 year old kid
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#5395454 - 11/03/14 08:24 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
A 1 1/2 year old buck will breed every opportunity they get

That's the equivelant to a 14-15 year old kid


yep, goats are even worse, I you keep them billy kids in the pin very long after weaning they will be AFTER THEM GIRLS...
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#5395475 - 11/03/14 08:32 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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Originally Posted By: Texas Dan
I watched a young spike that couldn't have been more an a year an a half old, chasing a doe this weekend. He had young spikes that couldn't have been more than three or four inches. The doe had her six month fawn tagging along behind.

I heard or read somewhere that the reason why few doe are missed during the initial rut, is because everyone gets a piece of the action.


Just because they are chasing doesn't mean they are breeding! If it did I sure would have put fewer miles on my pickup during my teenage years.

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#5395498 - 11/03/14 08:39 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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You can even get a buck fawns that will breed some doe if there are no other bucks around.
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#5395587 - 11/03/14 09:12 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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Shoot him! We got a spike Saturday morning that had some of the darkest hocks I've seen on any deer, and I'm sure he was only 1 1/2.
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#5395594 - 11/03/14 09:15 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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It's a great reason to shoot him. Next year it will be hard to tell if he's a big 18month or a small 2 1/2 y/o, and he'll be more successful at breeding too .

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#5395784 - 11/03/14 10:07 AM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Shoot him! We got a spike Saturday morning that had some of the darkest hocks I've seen on any deer, and I'm sure he was only 1 1/2.


I had the cross hairs on him but just couldn't bring myself to kill the little fella after taking a doe the evening before.
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#5396184 - 11/03/14 12:10 PM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: Texas Dan]
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Originally Posted By: Texas Dan
I watched a young spike that couldn't have been more an a year an a half old, chasing a doe this weekend. He had young spikes that couldn't have been more than three or four inches. The doe had her six month fawn tagging along behind.

I heard or read somewhere that the reason why few doe are missed during the initial rut, is because everyone gets a piece of the action.


Chasing and sealing the deal are to different things

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#5396750 - 11/03/14 03:34 PM Re: Too young to breed? I guess not. [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Shoot him! We got a spike Saturday morning that had some of the darkest hocks I've seen on any deer, and I'm sure he was only 1 1/2.
Originally Posted By: ImBillT
It's a great reason to shoot him. Next year it will be hard to tell if he's a big 18month or a small 2 1/2 y/o, and he'll be more successful at breeding too .
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: Texas Dan
I watched a young spike that couldn't have been more an a year an a half old, chasing a doe this weekend. He had young spikes that couldn't have been more than three or four inches. The doe had her six month fawn tagging along behind.

I heard or read somewhere that the reason why few doe are missed during the initial rut, is because everyone gets a piece of the action.


Chasing and sealing the deal are to different things


rifle
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