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#6082245 - 12/13/15 08:31 PM Updated photos - Aging
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Posted some older pics of this deer in velvet and a couple just out of velvet. Here are some more, maybe better pics. Would like to get your thoughts of age/score. I figured him older in the earlier pics, but now Im second guessing. Thanks for any help.



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#6082250 - 12/13/15 08:32 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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5+ Deep brisket and roman nose. Good looking buck
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#6082255 - 12/13/15 08:36 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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#6082285 - 12/13/15 08:48 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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Just wondering if he will get better or lose the drop tine...his tines are not tall, maybe his genetics and he will never have height.


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#6082302 - 12/13/15 08:59 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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From these pics I would call him a 4 yr old. Droptines are not very predictable IME from year to year. Some bucks have them every year and some only once. Some are genetics and some are from an injury.
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#6082318 - 12/13/15 09:12 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: stxranchman]
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so this one should get a hallpass? think hes low 120s or high teens?
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#6083699 - 12/14/15 03:30 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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my guess is 5, I would keep him around for his drop tine genes!
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#6083746 - 12/14/15 03:56 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: dlrz71]
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Originally Posted By: dlrz71
5+ Deep brisket and roman nose. Good looking buck



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#6083759 - 12/14/15 04:08 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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5 yr. still a nice deer even w/o long tines. Do you already have a drop tine buck on the wall? Do you want one? If you have one/don't want this one let him go another year.
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#6083763 - 12/14/15 04:10 PM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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What county safdm44?
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#6084553 - 12/15/15 12:33 AM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: stxranchman]
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#6084554 - 12/15/15 12:34 AM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
5 yr. still a nice deer even w/o long tines. Do you already have a drop tine buck on the wall? Do you want one? If you have one/don't want this one let him go another year.

I actually do... I can let him go.. my wifes drooling on him because of his drop.
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#6084575 - 12/15/15 03:02 AM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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If he's 5 1/2, his antlers aren't likely to get any bigger, are they?
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#6084611 - 12/15/15 05:55 AM Re: Updated photos - Aging [Re: safdm44]
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Originally Posted By: safdm44
Medina county

I would still call him a 4 yr old based on the fact the rut had started by the time these pics were taken. His neck is not one continuous line to his brisket. It stops short of his brisket in front of his legs. He does not have the neck muscling of a 5 yr old buck either in the rut. How much staining does he have on his rear hocks(if you have pics of him)?
As far as him getting better. Look at the rainfall you had last year and this year. Will you get that rainfall next year? If you like him, kill him. If you think he will get better next year, let him live.
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