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#5717498 - 04/26/15 08:31 PM Big Boar Down!
Brandon82 Offline
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Registered: 04/17/07
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Loc: Dallas,Tx
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This Boar has winded me in the past. My buddy has also shot at him with his bow and missed. Any guesses on his weight.

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#5717520 - 04/26/15 08:44 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
bigjoe8565 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 3819
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
No idea on the weight, but it's a big pig. Great job.

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#5717525 - 04/26/15 08:47 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
Beaubien Offline
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Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 473
Loc: In the mountains east of ABQ
Hard to say on weight. North of 225 I suspect.

Nice piggie, congrats.
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#5717555 - 04/26/15 09:03 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
Brandon82 Offline
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I'm guessing 250-275. Not sure though.

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#5717570 - 04/26/15 09:13 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
flintknapper Offline
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Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 871
Loc: Deep East Texas
Pig Heart Girth Weights

Heart girth is measured in inches using a cloth measuring tape. The tape is placed directly behind the front legs, wrapped snugly around the heart girth, and read directly behind the shoulders.
Pig Weight = 10.1709 x Heart girth (inches) minus 205.7492.

Found to be 95% accurate to within 10 lbs.

Using the above formula, we get the following:

25 inches= 49 lbs. 26 inches= 59 lbs. 27 inches= 69 lbs.
28 inches= 79 lbs. 29 inches= 89 lbs. 30 inches= 99 lbs.
31 inches = 110 lbs. 32 inches= 120 lbs. 33 inches= 130 lbs.
34 inches= 140 lbs. 35 inches= 150 lbs. 36 inches= 160 lbs.
37 inches= 171 lbs. 38 inches= 181 lbs. 39 inches= 191 lbs.
40 inches = 200 lbs. 42 inches = 220 lbs. 43 inches = 230 lbs.
44 inches = 240 lbs. 45 inches = 250 lbs. 46 inches = 260 lbs.
47 inches = 270 lbs. 48 inches = 280 lbs. 49 inches = 290 lbs.
50 inches = 300 lbs. 51 inches = 310 lbs. 52 inches= 325 lbs.
55 inches needed to get approximately 350 lbs.
60 inches needed to get approximately 400 lbs.
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#5717635 - 04/26/15 09:54 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
sparrish8 Offline
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Hard to tell from that pic, I would guess 250lb +

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#5717659 - 04/26/15 10:04 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
TomH FW Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 112
Loc: West of Fort Worth, Texas
Congrats!

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#5717753 - 04/26/15 11:38 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
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Loc: Waco, TX
Definitely north of 225. That's a good looking pig.
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#5717938 - 04/27/15 08:05 AM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
Vern1 Offline
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Registered: 09/13/11
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Loc: Pettytown, TX, US of A
That's a big'un for sure.

The ones with "racing stripes" usually don't make it to that size around here.
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#5718339 - 04/27/15 12:51 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
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Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Nice Hog!

Quote:
My buddy has also shot at him with his bow and missed.


LOL, if he misses the big ones, how does he ever get any of the smaller ones?
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#5718389 - 04/27/15 01:17 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
dfwroadkill Offline
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Registered: 09/15/09
Posts: 3259
Loc: D/FW, TX
Good sized hog. Always hard to guess the weight from pics. I'd say 220ish, maybe a little better.

Congrats! up

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#5718418 - 04/27/15 01:33 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
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Loc: Dallas, TX
good job! very nice!

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#5718688 - 04/27/15 04:10 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: JRJ6]
Brandon82 Offline
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Registered: 04/17/07
Posts: 460
Loc: Dallas,Tx
Thanks guys. I'm hooked on hog hunting. They are such a challenge sometimes.

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#5718749 - 04/27/15 04:45 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
DrifterAT Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 454
Loc: Austin, Texas
That's a huge hog! What did you shoot him with?

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#5718833 - 04/27/15 05:24 PM Re: Big Boar Down! [Re: Brandon82]
rborn Offline
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Registered: 01/25/14
Posts: 165
Loc: Cypress, Texas
Nice Hog!

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