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#6322147 - 06/03/16 10:52 PM A years growth
TonyinVA Offline
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Thought folks would find this comparision interesting.

The photo below is at 3 1/2 (last year)


The same ram at 4 1/2 (this year)

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#6322154 - 06/03/16 11:04 PM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
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Someone needs a sheep fix....

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#6322177 - 06/03/16 11:58 PM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
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Haha! SheepHunter! Just cracked me up...:)). Love the more pronounced rings at bases at 4.5.
You & Tony = Ram Man!! Thanks Tony... Great comparison! He's a beautiful Ram!
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#6322368 - 06/04/16 09:30 AM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
TonyinVA Offline
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I do need a sheep fix...later this month. Thanks to SheepHunter for helping to do some scouting on a Mouflon to hunt and I think I found a Great Urial to hunt (not the one in the pics)

Diane,
SheeperHunter = The Ram Man. I am just a follower.

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#6322391 - 06/04/16 09:55 AM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
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Very impressive growth. I would have expected it to be less at that age. Hope you do this again at 5 1/2 years of age!!!

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#6322413 - 06/04/16 10:16 AM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
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EddieWalker... He may not last that long...:)). Tony & Sheephunter... You are brothers from another Mother!
Diane
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#6322609 - 06/04/16 02:26 PM Re: A years growth [Re: EddieWalker]
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I am one of you guys I love sheep!

I will have some rare sheep on the ground in the next few months.

Some blue sheep,eastern & western tur

Probably be harvesting the WR Nubian Ibex as well

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#6322643 - 06/04/16 03:06 PM Re: A years growth [Re: EddieWalker]
TonyinVA Offline
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Originally Posted By: EddieWalker
Very impressive growth. I would have expected it to be less at that age. Hope you do this again at 5 1/2 years of age!!!


Eddie,
This is a ram being used as a Breeder by someone I know. So he's in a smaller pen with ewes and being fed very well (protein and minerals). I think the feed has a lot to do with it as this ram is probably eating a lot better than a ram that is turned out on a large ranch even if there are feeders.

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#6322644 - 06/04/16 03:08 PM Re: A years growth [Re: Kimber1911]
TonyinVA Offline
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Originally Posted By: Kimber1911
I am one of you guys I love sheep!

I will have some rare sheep on the ground in the next few months.

Some blue sheep,eastern & western tur

Probably be harvesting the WR Nubian Ibex as well


Having spoken with you and seen the pics of your 6/8 bighorns there is no doubt.

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#6323546 - 06/05/16 09:40 AM Re: A years growth [Re: TonyinVA]
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I've heard that if you remove all native forage from the animal and feed it strictly a high protein diet, that you can increase horn and antler growth significantly.

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#6323581 - 06/05/16 10:13 AM Re: A years growth [Re: HCH Outfitter]
rborn Offline
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Originally Posted By: HCH Outfitter
Love the more pronounced rings at bases at 4.5.


Yes, very nice!

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