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#6385985 - 07/28/16 02:33 PM Help with aging deer
Rob M Online   content
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Registered: 04/13/11
Posts: 673
Loc: Denton, TX
I just put this camera and feeder up about a week and a half ago and the deer have already found it(Dates & time are wrong). I'm not an expert at aging deer, so a little help would be appreciated. My guess is 2-2.5 years old. Any experts that want to chime in?

I moved the camera closer last week, so hopefully I will have better pics when I pull the card this weekend.



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#6386531 - 07/28/16 09:34 PM Re: Help with aging deer [Re: Rob M]
MathMan Offline
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Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 1599
Loc: South Texas
I would say 2.5 due to The height of waist and how the neck meets the body, but I'm new to aging. Also the head is elongated so the deer is young.
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#6386824 - 07/29/16 07:58 AM Re: Help with aging deer [Re: Rob M]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5169
Loc: texas
Id say 2 or 3. Still has a fairly skinny neck and not much of a brisket
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#6386961 - 07/29/16 09:31 AM Re: Help with aging deer [Re: Rob M]
esnow74 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 267
Loc: Ellis County, TX
Summer is one of the hardest times to age deer for me and a lot of others. Once they rub out things get a little easier in the aging game. If you have history of the deer then summer time can be a little easier than when you have no prior history on them. at least IMO

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#6387134 - 07/29/16 12:00 PM Re: Help with aging deer [Re: Rob M]
Rob M Online   content
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Registered: 04/13/11
Posts: 673
Loc: Denton, TX
I guess I was pretty close with my guess. These guys definitely won't be shot by me this year, but hopefully the rut will bring in something decent. This is a brand new place for me, so I have no clue what size deer I will be seeing.
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#6387821 - 07/29/16 08:42 PM Re: Help with aging deer [Re: Rob M]
jmh004 Offline
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Registered: 10/01/14
Posts: 419
They look like young deer to me. 2.5 at the most.

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