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Guess the age of this buck

Old 11-08-2009, 10:34 AM
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got an alive and dead pics of him. guess an age then I'll tell you the real answer. We had a biologist look at his teeth and give us a good estimate.

The alive picture hes a year younger then the dead pics. Take a guess at age. I'm curious to know if anyone can be close.










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Old 11-08-2009, 12:41 PM
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I gues between 4 and 4 1/2
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Old 11-08-2009, 12:56 PM
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I'm going to guess 2 and a half when he was shot. In the live picture his antlers sure look like the antlers of an older buck, but his body definitely says otherwise.
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Old 11-08-2009, 02:10 PM
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The gray hair around his cheeks and ears easily puts this buck over 5 years old.
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Old 11-08-2009, 02:22 PM
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3.5 or 7.5 hard to say
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Old 11-08-2009, 02:28 PM
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Couldn't see the live pics of him, but judgeing from the rack and the fadcial coloring I'd say 7 yrs.
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:18 PM
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3.5 Live, 4.5 Dead....
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:25 PM
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Judging by the body size and a fairly short nose and no chest deepth to speak of, live age 2 1/2...........freezer age 3 1/2
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:28 PM
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i would say 4.5 to 5
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:29 PM
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Tough to say, he could have been on the decline. Easiest thing to do is get a tooth ager, they tend to take the guess work out of it if you are really interested.
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