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Settle a disagreement on age #8418442 10/14/21 09:42 PM
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Me and a buddy have a disagreement on the potential age of this deer. He's as big as other deer that I know are 5+ but has an inferior rack. Buddy thinks is just a large 3 year old but I think he's 5 plus with inferior antlers. I know it's hard to tell from one picture with no history but I figured I'd give it a shot.

Heck, maybe we're both wrong. What do you guys think?

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I agree with you.

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Re: Settle a disagreement on age [Re: Sparta] #8418513 10/14/21 10:34 PM
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Definitely 5+ IMO

Three year olds don’t have necks like that, especially in early October. Last year the oldest deer on our place had the smallest rack. Was an 8.5yr old buck that probably weighed between 230-250lbs and scored 103.

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Looks older than 3 for sure.


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He’s older for sure

Re: Settle a disagreement on age [Re: Sparta] #8418551 10/14/21 10:51 PM
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I think I might take him out and let the quality bucks live to see another season. You never know, I tend to make my shoot decisions on the fly.

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He was 3...................................at least 4 yrs ago now.


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Re: Settle a disagreement on age [Re: stxranchman] #8418663 10/15/21 12:13 AM
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Originally Posted by stxranchman
He was 3...................................at least 4 yrs ago now.

roflmao

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Buck is for sure 5.5 or older.

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Originally Posted by Sparta
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He was 3...................................at least 4 yrs ago now.

roflmao

grin I see you agree...you can quote me on that if you like roflmao


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Re: Settle a disagreement on age [Re: Sparta] #8418690 10/15/21 12:53 AM
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Post mature.

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Your buddy needs a class in aging, deer is 5-6 years old

Re: Settle a disagreement on age [Re: Sparta] #8418727 10/15/21 01:32 AM
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Even I would get that one right!!

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If it was a 'steer' and not a 'deer' yeah....I could see 3 years old.

Hard to imagine anyone would even entertain the idea that buck is a 3 year old.

5 year old or better for sure.


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That deer ain't three and the young girl in Mexico wasn't a virgin just because someone said she was.

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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Even I would get that one right!!

Post mature. He got no arsee no more!!

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Originally Posted by flintknapper
If it was a 'steer' and not a 'deer' yeah....I could see 3 years old.

Hard to imagine anyone would even entertain the idea that buck is a 3 year old.

5 year old or better for sure.

Look one post above yours.....there are exception to every rule and then there is BOBO...
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5.5 at the least.


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Originally Posted by stxranchman
He was 3...................................at least 4 yrs ago now.

lmao
I was going to say 3 years ago but I believe you are right.


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Could be 3. bang

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Originally Posted by hook_n_line
Could be 3. bang

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eek2 lizard roflmao


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Could be 3. bang

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rofl Good groceries! Seriously that is a chunky buck. He's older than 3 but not 5, I'd say. Looks like he's swelling up for the rut.


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