Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

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Ben Sobieck
 
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Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby Ben Sobieck » Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:13 am

Vital Information contains tons of scientific information. One of the highlights is a section about aging deer with a jaw. Can you age the deer this jaw bone came from? I'll post the answer in about a week.

To see more jaw bone aging information, click here.

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby doe assassin » Thu Jul 23, 2009 3:08 am

im saying four and a half or three and a half
 
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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby DeanoZ » Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:21 am

I think he's pretty old..I'll go 5.5 to 6.5 yrs

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby ranwin33 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:23 am

Doesn't clicking on the link pretty much give the answer?
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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby DeanoZ » Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:31 am

ORIGINAL: ranwin33

Doesn't clicking on the link pretty much give the answer?


Ya busted me ranwin33, lol...I did cheat and look at the link! [8D]

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby JrbSr » Fri Jul 24, 2009 3:50 am

It looks like between 3 and 4 years old to me.

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby DeerCamp » Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:31 am

Im going to just give a guess and say it's around 4.5-5.5..But I wouldnt be susprized if it was younger.
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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby Everyday Hunter » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:12 am

Can I go get my poster on jawbone aging? Or do I have to do this from memory?

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby Stickman » Fri Jul 24, 2009 3:05 pm

I guess this deer is at least 5-6 years old.

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RE: Can You Age a Deer With This Jaw?

Postby Deaconwalker » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:41 pm

I think this deer is only 3 1/2 to 4 years old. Teeth aren't wore done real well to be too old.

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