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Age/cull ? #5431485 11/19/14 07:09 PM
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How old are these two bucks? Are they same age? And would you cull this spike?

I have another smaller spike that I'm pretty sure is 1.5 yr old and his spikes are only 3" long. I'm thinking this one in the pic is 2.5. I have his twin brother also except the longer spike is on the opposite side....


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No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge


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Okay, from looking at the stomach, chest, and legs, I would guess 3&1/2. Put him down if you get a chance.


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Back one you cant really tell much.

I bet they are both 2.5 or less. The front one is probably 1.5.


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He would be hanging this weekend fo sure if I saw him.

The spike that is

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Re: Age/cull ? [Re: ETXFIREMAN 1] #5431772 11/19/14 09:49 PM
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rifle the front one he is 3 1/2 as for the back one looks like he might be 2 1/2 if you have the AR Rule he is a NO GO! Good Luck!


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Probably 1.5.

Older spikes are so rare. 99.99% of spikes are 1.5.

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I shoot that spike just to find out exactly how old he is. I don't think he is a 1 yr old with all that brisket and shoulder muscling. It would not shock me if he is 3 or even 4 yrs old.



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Here's my spike that I believe is 1.5. You can't even see his spikes in the pic they're only about 3". His body size is half of the one in the OP


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No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge


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Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?


Originally Posted By: BMD
No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge


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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I shoot that spike just to find out exactly how old he is. I don't think he is a 1 yr old with all that brisket and shoulder muscling. It would not shock me if he is 3 or even 4 yrs old.


I see what you did there..... Lol

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Not many will argue that 99% of spikes are 1.5 from those pics I'd say that buck is in the other 1%.

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Originally Posted By: ETXFIREMAN 1


Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?


No

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that number 11 buck should be on the grill right about now!!

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Heres some of the other bucks frequenting my feeder. pic 3 & 4 are the same buck.









Originally Posted By: BMD
No doubt about the AR crap, just damn shame hunters don't have self control and knowledge


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Originally Posted By: ETXFIREMAN 1


Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?

Yes and he is older than he should be up



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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: ETXFIREMAN 1


Heres another pic of the same spike and I believe the same 7pt from the pic in OP. Yall still think hes 2.5 or older?

Yes and he is older than he should be up


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