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Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos #8179423 02/21/21 09:45 PM
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Well. I had spoken with Trent earlier in the week about the cold snap and die offs. He had a chance to really look as of yesterday.

He lost a tremendous amount of his exotics. LSTO is 45 miles south east of Fort Stockton. Here is the first truck load. Dang shame to see this.

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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179426 02/21/21 09:47 PM
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Looks like a lot of Blackbucks


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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: kmon11] #8179432 02/21/21 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by kmon1
Looks like a lot of Blackbucks


Yep and a few Axis as well. He was still looking today. BB stress pretty easily and do not adapt as well to the cold as other exotics. Bad deal.


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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179433 02/21/21 09:52 PM
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What a crying shame! Sure hope that this is the worst of it for him.

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179437 02/21/21 09:57 PM
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Terrible

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179516 02/21/21 11:09 PM
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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179579 02/22/21 12:03 AM
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Man thats terrible, hope whats left of his herd bounces back.


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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179584 02/22/21 12:06 AM
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I’d rather see dead exotics than dead native species. Sucks either way though.


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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179601 02/22/21 12:38 AM
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Very sad to see.

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8179646 02/22/21 01:10 AM
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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8180034 02/22/21 01:59 PM
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Damn sad but just a quick reminder that we are not in charge.
Mother Nature can be very tough.

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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: mikei] #8180050 02/22/21 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by mikei
What a crying shame! Sure hope that this is the worst of it for him.

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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8180051 02/22/21 02:13 PM
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Hate to see that, I was surprised how many Blackbuck still alive around here, we got down to 1 degree for a while and stayed in single digits for a couple of days.


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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8180270 02/22/21 05:20 PM
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I just got back from the ranch last night. We ended up finding a few more along with a great blackbuck that looks like it passed Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Final tally was 32 blackbuck and 3 axis that we actually found. The sad thing is we know of a herd of around 30-40 but we never saw them driving around the backside of the high fence. None of the meat was salvageable which is really heartbreaking. Headed back to the ranch this weekend to get some work done and see what else we can find. We did find 2 BB does that were alive but all by themselves on separate parts of the ranch.

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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: kwrhuntinglab] #8180271 02/22/21 05:23 PM
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That just sucks. Where are y'all located?

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8180274 02/22/21 05:27 PM
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Man, that is just sad anyway you look at it.

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8180360 02/22/21 06:58 PM
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Horrible.

Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: Old Rabbit] #8180436 02/22/21 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
Man, that is just sad anyway you look at it.

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Man, that weather really did a number on Texas exotics.

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Re: Exotic kills in the Trans Pecos [Re: 7mag] #8182524 02/24/21 05:04 PM
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Terrible! Sympathy to all of the exotic ranchers and outfiiters.

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