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Age and weight

Ceehawk37

Six Pointer
He’s been eating well and looks kind of stumpy. I’d guess 4.5-5.5 somewhere in that range. Weight wise is a little harder to tell. I know he’d be getting a ride on the deer cart if he popped out in front of me.
 

Blades

Six Pointer
It’s always hard for me to tell on night time pics but I’ll take a stab anyways.

In the 4-5 range and have no clue about the weight. Looks like that deer has been doing a lot of squats.:unsure:
 

turkeyfoot

Old Mossy Horns
I'm no great guesser for sure but I don't think he would go over 180 a 200 plus pounder is tough to get and stick out quite bit. As far as age 3.5
 

MJ74

Old Mossy Horns
We have had numerous threads in the past about this, but I believe people over estimate on weights.
I know I was shocked when I started weighing them to find out most weren't nowhere as heavy as I thought.

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turkeyfoot

Old Mossy Horns
We have had numerous threads in the past about this, but I believe people over estimate on weights.
I know I was shocked when I started weighing them to find out most weren't nowhere as heavy as I thought.

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Me to same with turkeys. I killed solid heavy 8 point 3 year ago I woulda sworn he was heavier but came in at little under 170 looked stalky like tank and bout broke us down getting him up the mtn out of creek bed to logging rd
 

MJ74

Old Mossy Horns
Not saying he isn't over that, just saying to me he looks about 160-170lbs.
He could very well be over that.

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Firedog

Old Mossy Horns
Contributor
Agree with MJ yes his hams look huge, but his front shoulders are no where near the same size and that will rob him of weight and also indicates a younger deer than 4 or 5.
 

MJ74

Old Mossy Horns
Ive killed enough does to sink a ship and I have only seen a few over 100lbs....not doubting you just saying they run smaller where I am.


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MJ74

Old Mossy Horns
Maybe, or y’all shoot em while they’re still young.
Nah, we dont normally shoot young bucks.
Ive killed a real heavy one once and seen 3 a lil over 200lbs killed on the place I hunt. Maybe our scale wasn't very accurate.
Not trying to argue with you just giving you my opinion on the one in your pic.

Kill him and weigh him and then will we know for sure

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DBCooper

Old Mossy Horns
Contributor
Ive killed enough does to sink a ship and I have only seen a few over 100lbs....not doubting you just saying they run smaller where I am.


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What do you reckon this one weighed?

35687

I’ve killed one buck that went 200#. I’ll try to find a photo

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35690
 
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ScottyB

Twelve Pointer
Contributor
No big chest....no sway in the back......3.5 at best......need scales for weight......we never weigh them so I really can’t tell you a guess on weight
 
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