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Old 09-26-2011, 08:22 PM
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What you think he will age? I'm thinking 3.5 maybe even 4.5

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Old 09-26-2011, 09:17 PM
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Nice buck, I think you got him at 3.5.
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Old 09-26-2011, 09:30 PM
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From the looks of his size and how the antlers are I would say he's at least 3 yrs. maybe 3.5 yrs old.
In the picture the antlers are still kind of pointing up, but a 4 or 5 year old will have his antlers more or less horizontal.

He's still a nice looking buck for however old he is!!
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Old 09-26-2011, 11:22 PM
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antler shape is genetics and usually repeats the general shape just more mass every year up to around 7-8 years old then rack starts to reduce. Obviously, most bucks never see 7-8 years. This is how sheds can be traced back to the same buck every year.
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Nice buck, I think you got him at 3.5.
I agree.......
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:51 AM
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Nice Buck !!
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Old 09-27-2011, 09:08 AM
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I agree with 3.5 b/c he doesn't yet have that mass in his antler where it meets the skull. Nice buck though....
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:04 PM
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I'm gonna say 4.5, due to the loose skin where his neck meets his belly. On a deer younger than that, that area will be more taught looking IMO.
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