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#6481088 - 10/04/16 07:21 PM Help me age this deer
BigDad Offline
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Here's a buck we've been watching for the past 3 years on our East TX property. I'd like some help aging him. I have attached photos of him from 2014 and 2016. How old do you think he is?

November 2014



September 2016

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#6481108 - 10/04/16 07:32 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
magspa Offline
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3 and 5
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#6481109 - 10/04/16 07:32 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
BigDad Offline
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Here another 2016 photo
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#6481235 - 10/04/16 09:04 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
stxranchman Offline
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I would call him a 5 yr old. Nice looking buck also.
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#6481239 - 10/04/16 09:07 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
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Yep, great looking 5 yr old.
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#6481268 - 10/04/16 09:16 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
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He's 5 but no way I can tell that's the same buck from 2014. If it is, he grew a G2 or G3 on his left side since then.

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#6481272 - 10/04/16 09:17 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: DQ Kid]
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Originally Posted By: DQ Kid
He's 5 but no way I can tell that's the same buck from 2014. If it is, he grew a G2 or G3 on his left side since then.


The middle photo buck is different than the bottom photo that is..The bottom one may be the 2014 buck but maybe not..

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#6481283 - 10/04/16 09:21 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
stxranchman Offline
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Same buck in the two 2016 pics.
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#6481298 - 10/04/16 09:26 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
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Is the left G2 split in the middle pic and not in the bottom black and white pic or is that simply a camera angle?

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#6481499 - 10/05/16 06:30 AM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
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4-6...is my best guess...

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#6481527 - 10/05/16 06:58 AM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: magspa]
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Originally Posted By: magspa
3 and 5
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#6481661 - 10/05/16 08:34 AM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
redchevy Offline
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I think they are all the same deer and mature. Given the 14 picture I would agree with the others and say 5 YO.
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#6481666 - 10/05/16 08:38 AM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: DQ Kid]
BigDad Offline
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Originally Posted By: DQ Kid
Is the left G2 split in the middle pic and not in the bottom black and white pic or is that simply a camera angle?


Yes G2 is split in the bottom pic. Definitely the same deer.

Thanks for your help guys, I was thinking 5 1/2 yrs old.
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#6482175 - 10/05/16 01:14 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
snake oil Offline
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4.......

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#6482210 - 10/05/16 01:33 PM Re: Help me age this deer [Re: BigDad]
Stevarino Offline
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I'll go with a healthy 4yo.

I'm assuming you're in east texas which typically has an early rut.. if the date is right in the first pic, I would say he was a swollen 2yo .

Great looking buck and would be tough to pass!


Edited by Stevarino (10/05/16 01:34 PM)

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