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Okay Beard or Spur ? Which One?

Old 02-17-2012, 04:53 PM
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I think I have a possible couple birds around that may be multi-bearded and a couple with nice long hooks. Which would you rather take the multi-beard or the big spurs?.
So!
This One?

This One?

Maybe this one?

Or why not this guy ?
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:58 PM
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Beard, every time, for me.
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Old 02-17-2012, 05:14 PM
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Yup beard for me too! I've got a nice 2 bearded mounted in the man cave.
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Old 02-17-2012, 05:17 PM
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Spurs for me - and if ya see the spurs the bird is definitely in range! AND is the only way to age a bird!

First pic might be a double beard - but I bet not as the beard looks wet.

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Old 02-17-2012, 05:58 PM
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I have a bunch of pics of this bird and the beard always looks the same. All the other birds in the area have one long beard except one other that appears to split in two. This one has several that are all different lengths so I am hoping he has more than one but maybe not.
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:13 AM
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Beard for me also. The only time I notice the spurs is when I go to pick them up.
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Old 02-18-2012, 12:07 PM
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Spurs impress me more as they are the better indicator of age. I've shot a good many 2 year old birds that had a really nice beard but very few birds with 1 1/2 inch spurs.
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Old 02-18-2012, 12:30 PM
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I love the beards but my choice is spurs. I want to hang one by its spurs from a limb.
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Old 02-18-2012, 05:46 PM
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Killed plenty of big bearded birs but never have killed one with the giant daggers.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:10 AM
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BOTH!! LOL!! I would say beard while I'm hunting, but when I bust one I can't wait to check those spurs out. I've shot many with 9-10 inch beards but it's bragging time when he's got 1"+ spurs!!!
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