Harvest Records For 2012

Does:

Age/ Average Weight/ # Killed
-1.5/ 41.7/ 20
1.5/ 69.2/ 29
2.5/ 80.5/ 25
3.5/ 87.6/ 38
4.5/ 92.0/ 21
5.5/ 85.7/ 10

Bucks:

Age/ Average Weight/ # Killed/ Average Score
-1.5/ 49.2/ 26/
1.5/ 86.6/ 3/ Spikes
2.5/ 130.3/ 3/ 116.7
3.5/ 142.4/ 14/ 127.1
4.5/ 147.6/ 8/ 134.7
5.5/ 149.6/ 3/ 134.9

Observation Data:

Hours Hunted 9964
Shooter Sightings 159 (B&C score of 125 or 4.5+ years)
Other Bucks 2528
Does 4293
Fawns 1234
Unknowns 846
Total Deer 9060
Deer/Hour .91
Bucks/Hour .28
Does/Hour .43
Buck:Doe 1:1.6

The 3 interesting things that jump out at me are:
1)Our 4.5 year old does weighed on average 6.3 pounds more than our 5.5 year old does
2)On average the score on our 5.5 year old bucks only averaged .1 more than our 4.5 year old bucks and only 1 pound heavier
3)We killed too many button bucks. 46% of our buck kill were button bucks




Edited by Mike Belt (02/16/13 01:53 PM)
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