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#6885535 - 09/12/17 06:21 PM Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer
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I'll post up a few known age bucks.





That's a 3 yr old and a 6 yr old. Note the 'pot belly' on the young buck.




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#6885538 - 09/12/17 06:23 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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They are all dead if I see them. aim

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#6885549 - 09/12/17 06:34 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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I'm outta the game once they loose their spots.

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#6885551 - 09/12/17 06:35 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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The old deer is only 17" inside. Who needs spread when you have beams, tine length and mass?

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#6885558 - 09/12/17 06:43 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer

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#6885561 - 09/12/17 06:45 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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And just to be fair, the deer that was in the original post was nothing compared to your 3yo horse there....

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#6885594 - 09/12/17 07:24 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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1st photo up top. Only buck in the bunch I can't age. Think he's 3? Cull, regardless.

2nd buck is 2 and going to be BIG if he survives to maturity.

3rd and 4th photos are of a 5 yr old 8 point. Cull.

5th pic is a cool 3 yr old.

6th and 7th are of the same buck. He'll fool most folks. How old is he?

8th and last is the buck above's Daddy. He's 3.

Still think you can accurately age deer by photos, alone?

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#6885597 - 09/12/17 07:28 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
And just to be fair, the deer that was in the original post was nothing compared to your 3yo horse there....


Posted for body comparison, only.

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#6885600 - 09/12/17 07:30 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer


Nope, they're high fence native Texas deer.

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#6885618 - 09/12/17 07:55 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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6&7s antlers look like the red stag I shot a couple years ago.

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#6885634 - 09/12/17 08:04 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer


Nope, they're high fence native Texas deer.


And good looking ones too.
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#6885636 - 09/12/17 08:04 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer


Nope, they're high fence native Texas deer.


Awfully hard to compare LF deer eating mostly native forbes vs. HF deer eating protein year round. Like comparing bodies of a bodybuilder vs a plumber, Lol.

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#6885637 - 09/12/17 08:05 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: Simple Searcher]
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Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer


Nope, they're high fence native Texas deer.


And good looking ones too.


Yes they are, some studs in those photos.

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#6885649 - 09/12/17 08:13 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: fouzman]
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I recognize three age categories.

1 - The spots are gone; very very tender.
2 - At least a year, no belly sag, smooth neck/brisket line; mighty fine eating.
3 - Probably past three years, belly sag, pronounced brisket; lots of sausage.
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#6885659 - 09/12/17 08:17 PM Re: Since Everyone's Eager to Age Deer [Re: DocHorton]
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Originally Posted By: DocHorton
Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Texas buckeye
Not fair putting those up there fouzman, those aren't LF native Texas deer


Nope, they're high fence native Texas deer.


Awfully hard to compare LF deer eating mostly native forbes vs. HF deer eating protein year round. Like comparing bodies of a bodybuilder vs a plumber, Lol.


For sure. It is not a fair comparison but still shows some Mighty fine bucks.

I like looking at HF deer, but they don't equate to low fence deer in body size for sure.

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