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#5885275 - 08/18/15 09:45 PM Age?
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#5885349 - 08/18/15 10:50 PM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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5.5+, 4.5, 2.5-3.5, can't see enough from the last photo to judge. nice deer


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#5885357 - 08/18/15 10:59 PM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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First pic dude looks older, would agree with 5.5 or could be 4.5, second dude would put in same
Ballpark as first dude 4.5-5.5, third and fourth bucks appear younger as healthy 3.5 yo bucks, could be really healthy 2.5 yo bucks if they been chowing the protein down since off the teet.

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#5885374 - 08/18/15 11:17 PM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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Thanks guys. I've been arguing pretty heavily with a few guys on the property on that 1st buck. I have 100's of pictures of him and he's clearly thicker (stomach girth) than any other buck. Only an 8 pointer to boot.
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#5885375 - 08/18/15 11:20 PM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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One of the latest pics of him. Not looking as old, but def thick bodied.

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#5885532 - 08/19/15 07:41 AM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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Those two bucks in the first two pics are fully mature, 6 or older. They will really show their age next month also.
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#5885647 - 08/19/15 08:51 AM Re: Age? [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Those two bucks in the first two pics are fully mature, 6 or older. They will really show their age next month also.

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Last pic posted has a wide brisket, I still think he looks old, just different stances don't show as much.
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#5885650 - 08/19/15 08:52 AM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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Nice pictures up
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#5885662 - 08/19/15 09:04 AM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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I'm with stx. First two deer are 6 or older. I'd be willing to bet #2 is 7 or 8. Very healthy animals but no need to keep spending $ feeding them.

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#5885687 - 08/19/15 09:22 AM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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I agree with the above. First 2 need to be harvested. The rest look 3-4 for most of them.
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#5888549 - 08/21/15 01:04 AM Re: Age? [Re: titan2232]
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Thanks for the feedback guys. I have a bunch of pictures of the first buck with him having his eyes closed or where he's squinting. I read someplace that this was an indicator of an older deer? confused2
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