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Dressed weight

Old 12-25-2005, 02:19 PM
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like was said earlier, you lose a lot from blood shot meat, and also a lot of the meat is filled with that sinew and ribbon stuff that can't be used
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Old 12-25-2005, 02:27 PM
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I bone and trim mine and probably get 1/4 of deers weight IF there us no big shot damage.
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Old 12-25-2005, 02:57 PM
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I have found the following formulas to be quite accurate.

http://www.askthemeatman.com/estimate_deer_weight.htm
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Old 12-25-2005, 03:10 PM
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ORIGINAL: GregH

50 % is a rough rule of thumb.

Greg, it depends, some pepole save the,brains,tongue,liver, heart, kidneys,Tripe,hocks and tail. All you should lose is the MOOOO!
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