Am I weird or something about horn size and shape

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  1. gi jane

    gi jane BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Enthusiast

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    Oh that would be very fun.. I second that idea. :clapping:
     
  2. fvh40

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    I think you liked this Springbuck a lot.

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    Agree 100% genetics and habitat plays the big role.
     
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  4. fvh40

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    Weird. Blesbok horns pointing forward

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    Add inches if you will.

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    The Kudu in the first pic would be the one I want the most with the third Kudu as a very close contender(very hard to choose between them really and I would be very happy with either of them). Kudu in second pic comes far behind the other 2 for me.
     
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    So you would pick, A or B but not C...

    I'll wait for a couple more and give it away... :)

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    I think my choice would be A or C, but not B if the order is A B C :)
    As said earlier, I don't care about inches, so I am not bothered to guess about that :)
    I like the shape of the horns of the first(A) the most
    The third(C) looks like the oldest most worn down animal and the second(B) looks like it is rather young even if the horns are long with ivory tips, but I am far from being a Kudu expert and don't really have much of a clue other than what impression I get when looking at the pics :)
     
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    LOL must be nice eh
     
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    All are dead so I guesss all are grood choices.

    I say 3 - 1 - 2 oldest to youngest
     
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    Agreed, that is an amazing animal.
     
  12. Jaco Strauss

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    Brickburn!!!!!!! We need your help!!!! :) ;) :) ;)

    I can get a couple together in the morning but for now I am cooking for the missus and my little one... Aaaahhhh the joys!

    Appreciate it while I'm here though! :)

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    Maybe he is to busy buying kitchens ;)
     
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    Mmm ja Kudu 3 probably 10 " of more smaller than 1 but a very good example of Jaco's point ...
     
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    The :cook2: looks the youngest in C most overgrown in B and the most current in A ..... I would probably be a better judge on the Cook than on the Kudu .... Remember not in prime anymore ... Eyes are failing .
     
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    I am taking first one as the biggest but second oldest and 56" the second one as the youngest and about 53".The third as either the same age as the first or just alittle older.He gets shoot just because how wide he is.I am saying 52" on him
     
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    fredi I would say this is what I like and kind of what you posted also.First ram myson shot I think was young but was heavy horned and very nice.The second I took and is longer and older.

    My goal would be to have my son take all 4 and get to as near as the one I shoot size and shape wise.
     

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    I'd go with A, deep curls get my attention. If it had spread like C, it'd be even better, but I'd take it as is with a big grin on my face.
     
  19. Jaco Strauss

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    What if I was to say that all 3 bulls were within 2 inches of one another so from the largest to the smallest there is no more than a two" difference....:)

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    My choice would still be the same. While I'd be curious to know the overall measurement, I can't see being disappointed.
     

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