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I need some advice on size #7288434 09/16/18 09:50 PM
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I have no idea how to judge Aoudad. I hope I spelled that correct. What do you guys think the length of this guy is. He doesn't seem to have very good mass. Is that just a genetic thing or is he just young. Thanks

Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7288484 09/16/18 11:05 PM
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The closer the horns to the body the nearer to trophy status.

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Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7288525 09/17/18 12:09 AM
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His definatly pushing 30 inches, mass is tough on aoudad because they have such large heads, he's a great ram regardless.
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Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7289006 09/17/18 03:41 PM
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He's a good looking Ram

Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7289146 09/17/18 05:54 PM
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That's a shooter for sure, I think he will break 30 inches "ground check to make sure". Chaps are another good way to estimate age and he has long chaps. rifle


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Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7289887 09/18/18 05:06 AM
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Thanks guys. I've been looking at this pic for almost a year. I was pretty sure I screwed up not shooting that ram when I had a chance. Oh well maybe I will get another in a couple of weeks. I'll keep you posted. Thanks again

Re: I need some advice on size [Re: turkeykillet] #7290754 09/19/18 12:59 AM
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I would have pasted him. If he isn't 30, he is close.

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Being that I'm not a good judge. I went by some advice I was told awhile back. I was told to look for a line on there shoulder where the tips of the horns rub. This line was a sure sign of trophy class. After I let him walk I realized I should of just gone with my gut. Oh regrets!

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