Assuming a generous estimate for ‘old age’ during the Iron Age, this would put ‘the age of a deer’ at about 120 years old. Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Free Tools to Estimate Deer Age and Weight News provided by. It’s funny how many 200lb does people shoot. I would say the average buck in Michigan probably weighs between 125-135 lbs though. I believe alot of people grossly overestimate the weight of a deer in Michigan. Researchers at the Mississippi State University Deer Lab analyzed data from bucks across the state and found that nearly 50 percent of them 21⁄2 years old and older had 8 points, regardless of whether they came from the fertile Delta Region or the sandy, poor nutrition Coastal Plain. My wife killed one 2 years ago and it dressed at 141. An indication of a deer age is the length of the snout and the color of the coat, with older deer tending to have longer snouts and grayer coats. Buck to Doe Ratios. Healthy deer herds can produce between 80 to 100% fawn crops. Of course, you do have to connect with your rifle or bow first. It's not an exact age, but it's an educated guess. 203 lbs. The following chart can be used to estimate the whole (live) weight of whitetail deer from dressed weight: Dressed Weight: Whole Weight: Dressed Weight: Whole Weight: 50 lbs. My cousin just killed what we believed was a … This process usually involves removing the entrails, reproductive tract, heart, lungs, diaphragm and part of the esophagus. And she was a giant. Strong conservation efforts have allowed white deer to thrive within the confines of the depot. If you've got a good mix of age classes, then you've more than likely got a healthy deer herd. White-tailed deer's horizontally slit pupils allow for good night vision and color vision during the day. 60 lbs. 150 lbs. As one might expect, modern day estimates don’t come anywhere close to these values. Two things many hunters want to know about almost any deer they take are its age and weight. 160 lbs. Share this article. … 76 lbs. 89 lbs. One of the ways mangers have been able to produce older age class deer is by managing for a 1:1 buck to doe ratio as opposed to a more typical 1:5 buck to doe ratio. With the current deer season underway, many deer hunters may be curious about how much their deer weighed whole, after field dressing. Your numbers look about right based off what we see too. 64 lbs. The Pennsylvania Game Commission, through its website. Equally, even if the proverb was written by Hesiod, who many scholars believe lived during the eighth century BC, we still arrive at an impressive age of 90 years for the deer. 70 lbs. Most deer hunters field dress their game prior to bringing it in from the field. As a result, the only weight many hunters obtain for their deer is a field-dressed weight, leaving the whole weight of their quarry unknown. Seeing big boys with a lot of body weight is great, but it can mean different things, not necessarily a high age. Nutrition, body size and age all seemed irrelevant regarding the number of points a buck carried. A herd with mostly older age females is more productive than a herd with mostly young females. Pennsylvania Game Commission Nov 17, 2010, 11:11 ET . 191 lbs.