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#3121972 - 01/13/13 01:48 PM Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season
catman529
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well, I got this nagging itch to go see if I could find her jaws. I went to where I disposed of the carcasses from my first 3 does from bow season, and recovered all 3 intact jaws. One is 2.5, one is 3.5 or 4.5, and the oldest I believe is the Ole Nanner Head I killed on October 5th (my first bow kill, first doe). I am guessing 5.5. First here are the pics of the deer, and then the jawbone pics. I will boil the bones, scrub them and use a bit of super glue to keep them intact. I'd like to have a collection of intact jawbones from all age groups and so far my collection is off to a good start.





Here are her jaws





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#3122237 - 01/13/13 05:07 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: catman529]
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I would say 4.5, could be older though. One thing is certain, that is a huge doe with the longest face I have ever seen!
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#3122292 - 01/13/13 05:47 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: mathews338]
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I would say 4.5 also. Did you get that stand?
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#3122305 - 01/13/13 05:53 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: hunter drew]
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Half deer half aardvark!!!
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#3122338 - 01/13/13 06:09 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: hunter drew]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: hunter drew
I would say 4.5 also. Did you get that stand?
not yet but DA has it
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#3122344 - 01/13/13 06:12 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: Hollar Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Hollar Hunter
Half deer half aardvark!!!
yep no doubt, def part anteater! Lol that ole Val has one heck of a beak!


Edited by Mudbone (01/13/13 06:14 PM)
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#3122361 - 01/13/13 06:20 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: Mudbone]
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i am thinking 5.5
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#3122403 - 01/13/13 06:58 PM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
 Originally Posted By: hunter drew
I would say 4.5 also. Did you get that stand?
not yet but DA has it





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#3122908 - 01/14/13 07:49 AM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: hunter drew]
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#3122972 - 01/14/13 08:52 AM Re: Age these jaws - my big doe from bow season [Re: BSK]
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She was atleast 4.5 and I was thinking 5.5 but I'm not that good at aging to be confident. Did you weigh her?
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