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#3155029 - 02/07/13 01:11 PM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
geezer
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7 in deer years, 98 in human!
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#3155653 - 02/07/13 09:41 PM Re: How old??? [Re: geezer]
BigGameGuy
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If you can get the jaw to me and let me have a few of the teeth I can send it in to Matsons for cementum annuli testing. I don't think I've ever seen any jaw as worn as that.
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#3155656 - 02/07/13 09:46 PM Re: How old??? [Re: BigGameGuy]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: BigGameGuy
If you can get the jaw to me and let me have a few of the teeth I can send it in to Matsons for cementum annuli testing. I don't think I've ever seen any jaw as worn as that.
can you age the cementum off teeth from the top (skull)? I have all 8 incisors intact and will glue the whole jawbone together including the incisors so I don't want to spare any lower teeth. I would love to see a more accurate result on the deer's age. Can the cementum layers still be seen and read accurately after the deer has rotted away to the bone?
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#3155737 - 02/07/13 11:47 PM Re: How old??? [Re: BigGameGuy]
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 Originally Posted By: BigGameGuy
If you can get the jaw to me and let me have a few of the teeth I can send it in to Matsons for cementum annuli testing. I don't think I've ever seen any jaw as worn as that.

What a nice offer. Do we have the best WROs or what?
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#3155739 - 02/07/13 11:48 PM Re: How old??? [Re: plinker22]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: plinker22
 Originally Posted By: BigGameGuy
If you can get the jaw to me and let me have a few of the teeth I can send it in to Matsons for cementum annuli testing. I don't think I've ever seen any jaw as worn as that.

What a nice offer. Do we have the best WROs or what?
BGG is a great guy as are many of the TWRA people.
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#3157078 - 02/09/13 07:10 AM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
BigGameGuy
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I'll need to check with Matsons to see what teeth they would need. You may have to remind me because I'm pretty busy next week with numerous meetings, Commission, and NWTF.
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#3157154 - 02/09/13 08:31 AM Re: How old??? [Re: BigGameGuy]
catman529
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No rush, let me know whenever you find out.
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#3157157 - 02/09/13 08:36 AM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
No rush, let me know whenever you find out.


It's almost as though you're doing him a favor.

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#3157185 - 02/09/13 09:32 AM Re: How old??? [Re: pass-thru]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: pass-thru
 Originally Posted By: catman529
No rush, let me know whenever you find out.


It's almost as though you're doing him a favor.
what you mean?
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