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#6938378 - 10/29/17 07:44 PM Meat yield
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Kicking around the idea of booking a meat hunt over the holidays. Been doing research on animals and price points. For the money it looks like I could get 2 axis does or one red deer hind. Which one would put get the most meat in the freezer?
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#6940919 - 10/31/17 12:00 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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Red no doubt.
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#6940985 - 10/31/17 12:42 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: NMGW]
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Originally Posted By: NMGW
Red no doubt.


Be close. Red deer is very open ended. Lots of Texas ones have Sika DNA in them... shrinking them.

You “should” net more on the red deer but probably not a ton over two axis.

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#6941004 - 10/31/17 01:03 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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Shoot the red deer and only pay one processing fee.

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#6941051 - 10/31/17 01:34 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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which eats better? I'm going on an axis doe hunt this weekend. I can shoot whatever I can afford, but I'm just after meat.
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#6941061 - 10/31/17 01:41 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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Both are very good but the red deer will have a stronger flavor

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#6941140 - 10/31/17 02:45 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: kdkane1971]
slack40 Offline
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Originally Posted By: kdkane1971
Shoot the red deer and only pay one processing fee.


Good point.
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#6941313 - 10/31/17 05:02 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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I'd go with the Axis.

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#6941416 - 10/31/17 06:25 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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Axis

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#6941613 - 10/31/17 09:04 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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Axis has better flavor

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#6941661 - 10/31/17 09:55 PM Re: Meat yield [Re: sparrish8]
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AXis are the best eating exotics.

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#6941884 - 11/01/17 08:15 AM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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decoy

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Originally Posted By: slack40
Originally Posted By: kdkane1971
Shoot the red deer and only pay one processing fee.


Good point.


If you debone you won’t have the fee. Syrcuse meats up here charges 14.50 a quarter to debone.

If deboned it’s considered trim

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#6941886 - 11/01/17 08:17 AM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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If you pkg it yourself you wont have any fees grin
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#6941889 - 11/01/17 08:17 AM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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How bout a Nilgai cow? they still high?
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#6941890 - 11/01/17 08:18 AM Re: Meat yield [Re: slack40]
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People think them things wouldn't eat good because of size and looks but id put them with axis any day
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