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Old 10-16-2021, 01:14 AM   #1
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Does the crab claw make it a cull? Age? Other thoughts? Just trying to learn from y'alls expertise.

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Old 10-16-2021, 01:17 AM   #2
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That deer is young. Crab claw makes it cool in my opinion
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Old 10-16-2021, 01:26 AM   #3
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I see young and perhaps potential. It would be neat to see where he is in a few years.
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Old 10-16-2021, 01:29 AM   #4
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Young deer. I’d see what he does in the next year or two, before deciding to cull him.
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Old 10-16-2021, 01:37 AM   #5
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2 or 3 year old, pay him no attention
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Old 10-16-2021, 05:41 AM   #6
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His body tells me he’s young. I personally like the crab claw look. I killed a 4 year old one last season just because I wanted a crab claw buck. On this buck I would pass on him because of his age.
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Old 10-16-2021, 05:48 AM   #7
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Old 10-16-2021, 07:49 AM   #8
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Thanks for the insights. Will be watching him!
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Old 10-16-2021, 08:03 AM   #9
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I watched a young 10 for 3 years, he always had a crab claw his whole life. When I finally took him he scored 160s.
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Old 10-16-2021, 08:54 AM   #10
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A: Young
B: Go find his daddy...
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Old 10-16-2021, 02:13 PM   #11
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Humble brag? I kid. He is a cool deer
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Old 10-16-2021, 03:23 PM   #12
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Yup. He gets a pass.
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Old 10-16-2021, 03:29 PM   #13
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Young, give him a few more years and he should be a good deer!
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Old 10-16-2021, 04:02 PM   #14
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I don’t see any reason to kill that deer this year. I would just be on the look out for him the next few years and track his progression. If there’s not much improvement , then I’d consider it, but I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised what some age on him will do.
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Old 10-16-2021, 04:58 PM   #15
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By 4 yrs old if he still looks like that he needs to go


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Old 10-16-2021, 05:59 PM   #16
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Just a young 2 yr old
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Old 10-16-2021, 06:02 PM   #17
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2.5 year old in my opinion. Years away from needing to be “culled”.
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Old 10-16-2021, 06:07 PM   #18
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He needs about 4 more years..... looks to have some potential
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Old 10-16-2021, 08:18 PM   #19
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Thanks for the advice. Now I'm more excited to keep him alive
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Old 10-16-2021, 08:32 PM   #20
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Old 10-16-2021, 11:09 PM   #21
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Crab claws are awesome and unique in my opinion. He is a very young deer. Let him walk a few more years and you'll have a nice 150"+ deer.
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