Thursday, January 1, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas January Outdoors New Texas Weighing A I20 deer the easy wa y ioo HHHHDOES By CHARLIE PARSONS Outdoors Writer New Years Is leaving just a few days of deer The season closes onehalf hour after sunset on Dont worry ducks and geese are legal game through Jan 18 and the light geese blue and Ross stay in the picture an extra ending on Also on the agenda are over In and Sandhill cranes become fair in most of South Texas 3 through back to Since most hunters immediately field dress their deer after bagging a live animal weight is impossible to Ive often been asked How much did my 85pound dressed buck weigh live Because this is repeated many here are some graphs compiled from 200 deer in GOOD body condition taken off the Kerr Wildlife Management Since these are typical Edwards Plateau the graphs are applicable to deer taken throughout the Hill They are also good guides for South Texas deer and those from other areas of the Remember dressed weight means field dressed with hide and feet left on the o 20 X o 40 UJ UJ 20 40 60 80 100 DRESSED WEIGHT 120 140 0 20 40 60 80 DRESSED WEIGHT 100 Find dressed weight of buck in figures at bottom of chart and trace line up to From trace line to scale at left and read live Reverse this procedure to determine dressed weight of live Does are lighter than bucks so a different chort must be As find dressed weight of doe in scale of trace up to then from intersection trace line to left ond read estimated live TOP VIEW 5 SIDE VIEW I1 3456 1 2 3456 3456 3456 3456 Deer can be aged by sight of rnouth Age of a deer is determined by tooth replacement and wear on molars and premolare of the lower As a deer grows certain portions of its teeth are worn enough to show definite differences from the teeth of Other age A deer has only six jaw although they appear to bjve many The teeth are broken into two distinct categories the which are numbered in the above drawings and and the which are numbered and Peer are aged to fractions because they are born around July and are Wiled during the hunting MtMtf VMT 0M He ijHg yearling deer is the most easUy recognized of all age The first three Jaw teeth are muk which wtt be replaced around two years of These are worn wnerth m long vhMe the last three teeth re main The number 3 tooth has three cusps in the two cusps appear CP the replac Fawns to Utelr serao wm show little Thrit and VMr old Tfee dentine in the first molar tooth 4 is now as wide or wider than the enamel which surrounds and this is not true of the second molar or tooth FWMT yttr oW Tfce dentine of the fim and second molars teeth 4 and 5 is as wide or wider on both but not in tooth Fivf ffftHuif yMr old dentine of all molars and 6 is now as wide or wider than the enamel fto tttHiiif ytir oW The first molar tooth 4 worn but teeth and 6 are not smooth levin MM fnHMJf Tte first and secopd mm teeth 4 and 5 are worn or tooth 5 may still have a small ridge mt4itlf VMT Att mriar teeth are won f ftp a Uoabk to deter cliajacterisMc formations have aU been THe jaw Un tooth 4 is not The prtasry factor governing antler formation is food AS deer older and tfeir teeth food harder am harder to Body condition will so will ajaUer AP Colorado Ski Coun try USA reports the following conditions at major Colorado ski areas as of Wednes Arapahoe Basin 1 28 depth packed Aspen Highlands T 24 depth hard Aspen Mountain T 36 depth hard Buttermilk o 17 depth hard Beaver Creek i 24 depth packed Berthoud Pass 22 37 depth packed Breckenridge i 26 pack ed Ski Broadmoor no report Conquistador 0 40 depth packed Ski Cooper T 34 packed Copper Mountain T 24 depth packed hard Crested Butte 0 30 depth pack ed hard Cuchara Valley o snowmaking hard Ski Estes Park i 26 depth packed KeystoneNorth Peak i 32 packed Loveland i 34 packed Monarch o 41 packed Powderhom o 36 packed hard Purgatory o 44 packed Silver Creek T packed Snowmass 0 27 hard Steamboat T 26 packed hard Sunlight 0 24 packed hard Telluride 0 40 packed Vail 14 24 pack ed Winter Park 23 depth packed Mary Jane 14 33 depth packed Wolf Creek o 71 packed iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiii WIL Heres hoping that this New Veor steers you into good fortune and From Your OIL CHANGE LUBRICATION mONTOLUBE The HeraldZeifung delivers the most entertainment and savings Daily Your world is constantly To stay you need timely information and budget stretching Turn to the Source the In the HeraldZeitung youll find stories about New Braunfels and Comal County civic and charitable organizations the activities of our City and County governments taxes you pay and the cost of utilities We keep you informed about who got died or was bornthe local traffic robberies and other crimes that happened right here at The sports fans can find a wealth of information on all the local sporting activities as well as their favorite teams Photographs depicting your friends and neighbors doing all sorts of 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