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    weighed the gralloch

    Rolled a second year sambar stag yesterday. As he was close to a vehicle track all the lads bundled him into the ute complete with the guts in as I wanted to weigh his guts/pluck accurately and did so at home.

    I stuffed them into a poly feed bag for hooking up and they realised 85 pounds.

    Of course the dogs love the liver and the hosed out paunch..it must be a primeval thing as they will walk past a T-bone to get to a paunch..always have!
    "you nae be needing these no more"
    I said as I slipped the knife through the cord

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    That's more than a roe buck weighs. Must be some awesome hunting down your way. I have always admired Australia. I went to a film and lecture on Aus with my father when I was 13 and got hooked. One of these days...

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    We used to feed the bibles to the hounds, they loved them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johngryphon View Post
    Rolled a second year sambar stag yesterday. As he was close to a vehicle track all the lads bundled him into the ute complete with the guts in as I wanted to weigh his guts/pluck accurately and did so at home.

    I stuffed them into a poly feed bag for hooking up and they realised 85 pounds.





    Of course the dogs love the liver and the hosed out paunch..it must be a primeval thing as they will walk past a T-bone to get to a paunch..always have!


    What did the deer weigh?
    It is hard to get a field weight as getting stuff like that on the scales is not easy.
    I was given a rough guide of % 30 from a stalking guide but a game dealer recons % 40 to add back on the carcass weight back at the parlour...


    Tim.243
    Stalking is very much like going to the night club

    You can always tell an Essex Boy, just you cant tell him much...

    An hour in the field is worth a week of typing trash.....




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    I didn't weigh the deer meat/legs etc this two year olds stag neck/head and 15" antlers weighed a tad under 50 LBs.

    With a couple of blows with the axe to split the skull the dogs will be in heaven again.
    Last edited by johngryphon; 12-08-2015 at 00:46.
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