Predators & Small Game
How To Age Bucks On The Hoof
Aging whitetail bucks on the hoof isn't an exact science, but you can be surprisingly accurate by watching for certain body features. The QDMA's Kip Adams breaks down those features on year and a half, 2 1/2, 3 1/2, 4 1/2 and 5-year-and-older bucks. When learning how to age bucks on the hoof, you must consider more than antler size alone.