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#5431485 - 11/19/14 01:09 PM Age/cull ?
ETXFIREMAN 1 Offline
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How old are these two bucks? Are they same age? And would you cull this spike?

I have another smaller spike that I'm pretty sure is 1.5 yr old and his spikes are only 3" long. I'm thinking this one in the pic is 2.5. I have his twin brother also except the longer spike is on the opposite side....
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#5431516 - 11/19/14 01:24 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Okay, from looking at the stomach, chest, and legs, I would guess 3&1/2. Put him down if you get a chance.
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#5431519 - 11/19/14 01:27 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Back one you cant really tell much.

I bet they are both 2.5 or less. The front one is probably 1.5.
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#5431521 - 11/19/14 01:28 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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He would be hanging this weekend fo sure if I saw him.

The spike that is


Edited by whitewing maniac (11/19/14 01:32 PM)
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#5431523 - 11/19/14 01:28 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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#5431772 - 11/19/14 03:49 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
tdwchoctaw Offline
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rifle the front one he is 3 1/2 as for the back one looks like he might be 2 1/2 if you have the AR Rule he is a NO GO! Good Luck!
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#5431840 - 11/19/14 04:22 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
Chafro Offline
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Probably 1.5.

Older spikes are so rare. 99.99% of spikes are 1.5.

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#5432080 - 11/19/14 06:48 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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I shoot that spike just to find out exactly how old he is. I don't think he is a 1 yr old with all that brisket and shoulder muscling. It would not shock me if he is 3 or even 4 yrs old.
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#5432130 - 11/19/14 07:09 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Here's my spike that I believe is 1.5. You can't even see his spikes in the pic they're only about 3". His body size is half of the one in the OP
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#5433326 - 11/20/14 11:01 AM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?
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#5433361 - 11/20/14 11:10 AM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I shoot that spike just to find out exactly how old he is. I don't think he is a 1 yr old with all that brisket and shoulder muscling. It would not shock me if he is 3 or even 4 yrs old.


I see what you did there..... Lol

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#5433413 - 11/20/14 11:35 AM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Not many will argue that 99% of spikes are 1.5 from those pics I'd say that buck is in the other 1%.

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#5433431 - 11/20/14 11:45 AM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Originally Posted By: ETXFIREMAN 1


Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?


No
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#5433479 - 11/20/14 12:13 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
ddmm Offline
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that number 11 buck should be on the grill right about now!!

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#5433521 - 11/20/14 12:30 PM Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1]
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Heres some of the other bucks frequenting my feeder. pic 3 & 4 are the same buck.







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