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#6384055 - 07/26/16 11:45 PM Injury or old age?
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I have seen this buck in person recently and didn't notice any limp or other injuries; it's a shame because he would be a pretty darn nice buck if he was symmetrical, as is he is a good buck for my family anyway. Do you think he makes the AR? I believe he does, but would like second opinions.


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#6384060 - 07/26/16 11:49 PM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Probably an injury from ealier in the year. If you've never seen him before/don't have history with him, judge him based off his good side and see what he does next year. I don't think he'd make AR's anyway. Not a great picture for aging, but he doesn't look old to me.


Edited by JMalin (07/26/16 11:50 PM)

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#6384124 - 07/27/16 06:51 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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I don't see him making the AR minimum. Looks like he injured the left antler to me.
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#6384155 - 07/27/16 07:22 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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I agree with both of the above....
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#6384409 - 07/27/16 10:30 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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That would be to close call. If it was me I wouldn't pull the trigger. Who knows though, he might be a heck of a buck next year.


Edited by JH117 (07/27/16 10:31 AM)

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#6384451 - 07/27/16 10:57 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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From that angle he sure looks young to me. Genetics may be another possibility. If he is young, give him another year to determine if it was a one year injury issue.

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#6384607 - 07/27/16 01:09 PM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Big_Ag]
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Originally Posted By: Big_Ag
From that angle he sure looks young to me. Genetics may be another possibility. If he is young, give him another year to determine if it was a one year injury issue.



Deer looks young to me
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#6384832 - 07/27/16 03:31 PM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Originally Posted By: Big_Ag
From that angle he sure looks young to me. Genetics may be another possibility. If he is young, give him another year to determine if it was a one year injury issue.



Deer looks young to me

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#6385602 - 07/28/16 08:53 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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That's a fairly young deer, IMO. I don't believe he would make ARs.
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#6385635 - 07/28/16 09:31 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Young buck, pass on it this year.
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#6385637 - 07/28/16 09:33 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
colt45 Offline
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don't leg injuries sometimes effect antler growth?
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#6385638 - 07/28/16 09:33 AM Re: Injury or old age? [Re: Texas buckeye]
TooLow Offline
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Yeah I also say that is a young buck!

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