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Old 09-25-2012, 11:52 PM   #1
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Me and my father have this spike running around our land and we we're curious if anybody could tell how old he is. this is the best picture i can find during the day that we haven't deleted.





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Old 09-25-2012, 11:53 PM   #2
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Old enough to be delicious with bbq sauce .

I would say 2ish years. Maybe a little younger.
Bag him and have the DNR check his jaw they will tell you exactly. And then you get venison



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Old enough to be delicious with bbq sauce .

I would say 2ish years. Maybe a little younger.
Bag him and have the DNR check his jaw they will tell you exactly. And then you get venison
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Probably about 18 months- Spring last year.

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I am with the others 2 yrs.

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old enough for the crock pot .

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He is no older than two at the most probably born the spring before last due to the angle of his belly and rear flank.
I would say next year he will no longer be a spike!
If he is there is a genetic defect and should be shot before he passes the genes on. When they get to be three and are still spikes (We call them Dork Deer) We cull them from the group. We do not shoot one and two year spikes.

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1.5 years old-let him live 2 more years and you will have something worth shooting

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He is no older than two at the most probably born the spring before last due to the angle of his belly and rear flank.
I would say next year he will no longer be a spike!
If he is there is a genetic defect and should be shot before he passes the genes on. When they get to be three and are still spikes (We call them Dork Deer) We cull them from the group. We do not shoot one and two year spikes.

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If there was a good wet spring and summer yeah. But Ive seen dry summers turn dominant monster bucks into fork horns.
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the deer is 1.5 yrs old .....probably born from a late estrus doe ...let him walk ,you may see potential next fall ,if he is as wide as his ears and has a good even point rack 6-8 let him walk 2 more seasons ,then call me if you cant bear to shoot your pet deer! lol



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