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#6925826 - 10/19/17 10:38 AM Age this East Texas buck taken last week.
Lucky Offline
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Thoughts on age and how you came to that decision, please.





Edited by Lucky (10/19/17 10:38 AM)

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#6925845 - 10/19/17 10:51 AM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
SapperTitan Online   content
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Kinda hard to tell with him laying on his side sleeping.

With that said his face looks more triangular rather than long like a young buck other than that its hard to tell. Id say atleast 5.
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#6925849 - 10/19/17 10:52 AM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 1800
Loc: Houston, TX
6.5 or older. Body condition, hatchet rump, face, dew laps, neck, shoulders, thickness of forelegs and heavy bases with some beading. But that's a WAG from that one photo.

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#6925930 - 10/19/17 11:58 AM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
cameron00 Offline
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Loc: Texas
He looks quite old to me as well.

Heavy neck and shoulders, head doesn't have long appearance as mentioned, musculature is kind of worn, not tight like it usually is with a younger deer...

That's a tough picture to go by though.

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#6926007 - 10/19/17 12:54 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
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Looks as old as he's gonna get. Not a second older.

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#6926026 - 10/19/17 01:05 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
hook_n_line Offline
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he was almost 9. 1 point for every year, right? Just messing with you. He seems 6+ but hard to tell from the pics.
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#6926043 - 10/19/17 01:23 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: hook_n_line]
colt45 Online   content
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Originally Posted By: hook_n_line
he was almost 9. 1 point for every year, right? Just messing with you. He seems 6+ but hard to tell from the pics.
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#6926060 - 10/19/17 01:45 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
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Can I see a pic of his teeth

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#6926086 - 10/19/17 02:02 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
Hunter Daddy Offline
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Registered: 08/27/14
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He doesn't have a hole in him. No blood around. He looks like he is sick. I doubt he's been rutting. I would say 4.5 or 5.5 years old.

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#6926126 - 10/19/17 02:36 PM Re: Age this East Texas buck taken last week. [Re: Lucky]
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Registered: 10/22/12
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Heís old. I say that because he looks so tired.
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