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Monster Aoudad Hunts #5366652 10/18/14 11:52 AM
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Deep Creek Ranch has 4 aoudad hunts remaining for 2014-2015; these aoudad are from a breeding herd established on 2600 acre Deep Creek over 20 years ago--come expecting a hunt! Last year our average aoudad killed was just over 33", and as is evident from the photos these aoudad have great mass and giant bodies.
Hunts are conducted out of blinds or stalking through one of the many canyons on the ranch.
Head to our website for more photos and a complete price list.






Deep Creek Ranch
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Scimitar-horned Oryx/Fallow/Elk/Blackbuck/Aoudad/Whitetail
Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5366855 10/18/14 03:18 PM
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The link to your website is not working, please post some prices for your Aoudad hunts! Great looking sheep. Thanks, Baker


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5366874 10/18/14 03:48 PM
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Not working for me either. frown

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Great rams and same here with the website

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5367117 10/18/14 08:23 PM
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Thanks for the head's up everybody. Website is back up


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5367130 10/18/14 08:40 PM
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This is what I get when I follow the link:


Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5370118 10/20/14 06:53 PM
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Very good rams


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5370196 10/20/14 07:23 PM
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Great rams!

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5370260 10/20/14 07:50 PM
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Site is down

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5370536 10/20/14 10:11 PM
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Website down... sent Pm asking for info .....(no reply).... I'll assume they sold out fast. Nice looking rams regardless.

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5370619 10/20/14 10:49 PM
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Great Rams..monsters!

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5371129 10/21/14 02:03 PM
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Sorry for the delay- have been out of pocket then couldn't log in to respond. The website is back up and all pms are returned.
Feel free to call me as well for questions/comments etc.
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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5373090 10/22/14 10:42 AM
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bump


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5373637 10/22/14 03:29 PM
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Those are some nice aoudads!

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5434787 11/21/14 11:48 AM
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33" taken on Monday morning:


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5434987 11/21/14 02:24 PM
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great Aoudad!

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5435064 11/21/14 03:04 PM
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Any luck archery hunting these Rams at the Feeders?

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That's a great aoudad!

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5435952 11/21/14 11:37 PM
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Looks like some great animals there.

Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5436612 11/22/14 11:30 AM
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Thanks for the positive feedback; Bowhunt- I am not currently set up for archery but it is something we are looking at.


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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5436656 11/22/14 12:48 PM
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Curious, how old do you estimate a aoudad 30 or more inches is? Do these animals have access to protein?



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Re: Monster Aoudad Hunts [Re: dcrancher] #5453266 12/02/14 01:04 PM
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Joe- we don't feed protein except during exceptionally dry periods. As far as estimating age based on horn length; I have always felt that our aoudad get to 26" fairly quickly (3-4 yrs.) then horn growth, particularly length, slows dramatically; to the point that it is only 1"/year when you get to the 30" mark. Based on these numbers a 30" ram would be 7-8 years old. Because of the size of Deep Creek, the elusive nature of aoudad, and the uniformity of aoudad (tough to pic out and study individuals year to year) these numbers are really more of a feeling than hard fact.
I am curious of some others opinions on this question; anyone that has raised them where they kept a close eye on one individual ram would have a better idea of horn growth rate.

Recently got a photo of the big ram group:


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Great bunch of rams

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Dang thats a bunch of old rams. Some of them look realllllllly long. Baker


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You've got some awesome animals!


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