Age This Buck

The deer featured in last week’s Age This Buck blog series was a Illinois buck, named Pilot. The buck was killed by BHOD friend, Don Spolum. If you missed it, here’s another look at last week’s buck…

Pilot Buck

What age did you guess this buck to be?

The buck was killed in 2017 and was cementum aged at 4 1/2 years old. Here’s a look at Don with Pilot after the shot…

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Don with the 4 1/2 year old buck named, Pilot.

This past week, we had over 230 guesses on the “Age this Buck” post! Out of those 230+ there were 97 people that guessed the age correctly. Out of the 97, we randomly selected someone to win a Bowhunt or Die gift pack, and that winner is……Austin Potter! Make sure to send your information to info@bowhunting.com.

Up Next, Age This Buck…

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How old is this Kentucky buck?

Let’s hear your best guess on the age of this west Kentucky buck. Comment below and let us know what you think. Remember, a winner will be selected each week to receive some great Bowhunting.com gear, so be sure you check back and give us your best guess each week during our Age This Buck blog series.

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  1. 2.5 years old.

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    • Trevor Hill says:

      Yeah, I was gonna guess 2 years old.

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  2. CRAIG Hershey says:

    Thats 3.5 for sure.

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  3. Thane Boge says:

    4.5 yrs

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  4. John A Ruege says:

    3.5 years at the time of the pic

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  5. Lee Koehn says:

    I’d say 2.5

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  6. Couger Hofland says:

    I’m going to guess he is about 2.5 years old.

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  7. Jeremy D Wilson says:

    2.5 years old. And a great looking 2.5 y/o at that.

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  8. Benjamin Durtka says:

    2.7yrs… how do we know it doesn’t identify as a 30y.o. hippo?

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  9. Owen Martin says:

    That a 2.5 year old buck

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  10. George w williams says:

    5 1/2.

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  11. Donald orick says:

    2.5 yr old

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  12. Keith A Buzzelli says:

    Strong 2 year old

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  13. Jay Hedger says:

    He’s 2.5 years.

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  14. Dennis Kluthe says:

    3.5 years old

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  15. Avery Faulkner says:

    3 years.

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  16. Carter Kocian says:

    Big 2.5 year old

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  17. Steven Serfass says:

    3.5 years old

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  18. 3.5 I’m thinking.

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  19. 2.5

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  20. Rodney Swartzentruber says:

    4.5

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  21. Lawrence Coogan says:

    3.5 year old

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  22. Trey Robertson says:

    2 1/2

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  23. Denny Oosterbaan says:

    Looks to be 3.5 years old. Nice Kentucky buck, just let him grow a year or two.

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  24. Kent Helmuth says:

    3.5

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  25. Justin Barker says:

    2.5 year old

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  26. Mike Hull says:

    2.5 year old

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  27. Joel Jackson says:

    3.5 years old

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  28. Matt Bennardo says:

    3 years old

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  29. Noah Harpster says:

    3.5 yrs old

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  30. 4.5 years old

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  31. Kevin B says:

    2.5 years old

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  32. Ryan Panke says:

    4 1/2 years

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  33. 2.5

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  34. Ryan Cornelius says:

    2.5 years old

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  35. Eric Phillips says:

    2.5

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  36. Joe Chestnut says:

    2.5 and a good one

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  37. Landon Walls says:

    3 years old

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  38. mickey treaster says:

    3

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  39. Eric Couch says:

    3 years old

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  40. Nikola Stevic says:

    3 years

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  41. Daniel Abel says:

    2.5

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  42. Heather Brackley says:

    2.5

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  43. Bradley Harris says:

    2.5

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  44. Brent cook says:

    That there is 3 1/2 year old buck boys

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  45. Gavin Bragger says:

    3.75 EASY

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  46. Kyle dodson says:

    3.5

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  47. Devon Fuller says:

    3.5

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  48. Dustin Stever says:

    2.5

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  49. Dale Anschuetz says:

    2.5 yrs

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  50. Jason Cupp says:

    3.5

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  51. Josiah Fischer says:

    3.5 years old

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  52. Justin Schuler says:

    2.5 y.o.

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  53. Wayne Fleischmann says:

    2.5 years old

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  54. Robert Santos says:

    2.5 y.o.

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  55. TIMOTHY CLEE WALDROUP says:

    2.5

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  56. ERIC J STACK says:

    2.5yr old

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  57. Tyler Pitts says:

    2.5 years old. Still has long legs and body is not filled out yet

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  58. Chris Dove says:

    3.5 year old

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  59. Chris Knellinger says:

    3.5

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  60. Ryan Mullins says:

    3.5

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  61. junior barker says:

    i will say 2 1/2

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  62. Fred Wagner says:

    3.5

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  63. Douglas Krebs says:

    3.5 yrs

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  64. john willi says:

    2.5

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  65. Jose Alberto Guilbe says:

    3.0 yrs

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  66. Derrick Yoder says:

    i’ll say 4.5 years

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  67. Jose A. says:

    3 years

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  68. 3.5

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  69. I’m gonna say 2.5 years

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  70. 3.5 years

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  71. Shepard says:

    2.5

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  72. Tim Crans says:

    2.5 years ol

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  73. I’m going to say 3.5 since its a kentucky deer in velvet not full necked out yet so looks younger than it is

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  74. Brian Hupp says:

    2.5

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  75. Jose A Guilbe says:

    3 yrs

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  76. Joe watts says:

    3.5

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  77. Terry Foster says:

    Yep, 2 1/2 year old would be my guess also.

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  78. Michael Williams says:

    3.5 years old

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  79. Charlie Brown says:

    4.0 year old

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  80. Michael peck says:

    3.6

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  81. Richard Hall says:

    3.5

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  82. Matt Ornes says:

    3.5

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  83. Payge Leeder says:

    2.5

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  84. Jacob Schuepbach says:

    2.5 year old

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  85. Ryan Fair says:

    2.5 year old

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  86. Adam Kuba says:

    3.5 years old

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  87. Luis caballero says:

    2.5 years

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  88. Anthony Howard says:

    2.5

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  89. Darren L. says:

    3.5

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  90. Flora Annable says:

    2.5

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  91. Deron Brown says:

    2.5 years old

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  92. Chad Faircloth says:

    2.5 years

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  93. Alex Yost says:

    3.5 years old

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  94. Stephen Krotec says:

    2.5 years old

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  95. Tim lammert says:

    3.5 years old

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  96. Ethan Porter says:

    2.5

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  97. Phil Davis says:

    2.5

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  98. SPENCER says:

    2.5

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  99. James T says:

    2.5

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  100. Matthew H. says:

    3.5 yo

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  101. Brad Bloom says:

    3.5

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  102. Wayce Varian says:

    4.5 yo look at the slight Roman nose and chest. He has slight sway mid back and big belly.

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  103. Corwyn Hall says:

    3.5

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  104. Todd l. says:

    3.5

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  105. andrew anderson says:

    2.5 yr old

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  106. ROY KEEFER says:

    3.5

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  107. Joshua Raley says:

    3.5 yr old

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  108. Joshua Raley says:

    3 1/2 yr old

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  109. Derek shaw says:

    3.5

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  110. Rob Lane says:

    3 .5

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  111. Kenneth Baker says:

    He looks 3.5

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  112. Jake Hintze says:

    3.5

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  113. Jacob W says:

    I could be totally off but he’s got a big ole belly and is still in velvet. I would imagine in November he looks completely different. I’m gonna guess 5.5 but have no idea!

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  114. Chris Lynn says:

    3 1/2 years old

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  115. Myron Miller says:

    3 1/2

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  116. John Woelfer says:

    3.5 year old.

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  117. Mike OToole says:

    3.5 years

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  118. Caroline Childers says:

    2.5

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  119. Jordan Young says:

    2.5 years

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  120. Randy McClellan says:

    My estimate is 2 1/2 years old

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  121. Devin Markin says:

    3 1/2 year old

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  122. 3.25 at the time of photo

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  123. SparrowHawk says:

    2.5 year old

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  124. Robbie Rollins says:

    3.5

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  125. Tyler Briggs says:

    3.5

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  126. Dustin Bleau says:

    2.5

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  127. Jeff Bajema says:

    2.5

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  128. George Riedel says:

    Good looking deer for being 3.5 years old!

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  129. George Riedel says:

    Good looking deer for being 3.5 years old!!!

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  130. Myles Martin says:

    6.5

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  131. Luke Spilde says:

    2 1/2

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  132. Cody Moser says:

    3.5

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  133. Chad Robinette says:

    2.5 years

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  134. Brad Kiddle says:

    2.5

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  135. Jesse Foor says:

    I’m going 3.5 years old.

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  136. Jesse Foor says:

    3.5

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  137. Brian Ledlow says:

    2.5 years

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  138. Logan Garland says:

    3 years

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  139. Mike peterson says:

    2.5 years old

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  140. Bo Schoedel says:

    3.5 years

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  141. andrew anderson says:

    2.5 yes old

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  142. Ellis Smith says:

    2 years old

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  143. 3.5 yrs old

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  144. Kevin Pittman says:

    3.5 years

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  145. David Hester says:

    There is a lot of white heir on his face. 5yr old

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  146. Cody hibler says:

    3 years

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  147. Paul Peterson says:

    I’d say 3.5 year old!

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  148. John E Phillips says:

    Looks like 3.5 yrs. to me.

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  149. Josh Johnson says:

    4.5 years old

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  150. 2.5

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  151. Bob Riecke says:

    3 1/2 year old

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  152. Bob Riecke says:

    3.5 year old

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  153. Trent Turner says:

    I’m in agreement with those that say 2.5 years

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  154. Tom heit says:

    I’d say he’s 3 years old

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  155. Chris muse says:

    3.5 years

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  156. John Leitzel says:

    1.5 Years Old

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  157. James Bickford says:

    3.5

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  158. Cole McCrary says:

    3.5 year old

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  159. Nate Hamlett says:

    2.5 years old

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  160. George Yates says:

    2.5 years

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  161. William Rennie says:

    2.5 Years old

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  162. Steve Harrington says:

    That looks like 3.5 year old…. farm-raised venison-on-the-hoof.

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  163. Michael Esty says:

    I say 5 & 1/2 years.

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  164. Forrest Mitchell says:

    3.5 years.

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  165. ramie walton says:

    3.5

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  166. Mat Brigg says:

    3.5 yrs

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  167. martin detjen says:

    2 years

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  168. CJ Shuler says:

    4 years old

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  169. Fred Wagner says:

    5.5 years

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  170. Joe Pelland says:

    Well from experience here in Ohio I’d say that is a good two yr old buck

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  171. David Hidalgo says:

    3 years and 3 months old at the time of this picture. Because most fawns are born in May and this picture looks like it was taken in August. That is my best, way to much information, guess for the week. LOL

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  172. Blake Hodge says:

    3.5 years old

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  173. Brandon Leach says:

    That’s a 3 year old buck!

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  174. David Fell says:

    2 1/2: his neck ties in high, and his hips are well developed, but his shoulders and brisket have a ways to go.

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  175. 2 1/2

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  176. Gabel Pentecost says:

    I’ve heard once the bases (without velvet) are about the size of the eye socket they are usually 4 so i’m going to say an old 1-1/2 year old.

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