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Old Jun 13th 2017, 03:38 PM   #1
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
First generation sons out of Sun Dragon

I just bought 2 first generation sons of Sun Dragon. Yes first generation sons not third or fourth. Their mom was from Fear Factor. They are two years old. I also have a three year old and three yearlings that genetics come from Rolex, X-factor, and Fear Factor. I never planned on being a breeder but I think the genetics in these deer are of a quality I believe there would be interest in. Would anyone on here be interested in buying semen and/or give me some advice on what I should possibly do? Any help or interest is welcome. Thank you.
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Old Jun 13th 2017, 05:31 PM   #2
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Old Jun 13th 2017, 06:15 PM   #3
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
Ok I will. As yearlings they scored 185. I just got them yesterday and one of them we are estimating at 22-24 inches wide and he's still growing.
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Old Jun 14th 2017, 04:54 AM   #4
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  upstate ny

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Although those are some pretty decent names in todays deer everybody has a big deer. I would guess you would be lucky to even sell enough straws to get you collection price back. Its sad to say but so true. I have a tank full of those kinds of straws that went for $100 each. My advice would be to use your producing blood to yourself and use it to make stocker bucks that you can move and pay the bills. Those 24 plus inch bucks are the ones that bring top dollar. Thats what you want to keep making. Good Luck in your venture.
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Old Jun 14th 2017, 09:25 AM   #5
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
Thank you for the information and giving us luck. Like I said I never intended to ever be a breeder but I think I owe it to myself to give it a shot. You may be correct and I may not make a cent but I am going to try and do my best. Thank you again.
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Old Jun 14th 2017, 11:50 AM   #6
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
This is a picture I got today of one of the two first generation sons of Sun Dragon. Again he is just a 2 year old and I believe he is at least 24 inches wide already. His yearling set he scored 185.
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Old Jun 17th 2017, 06:08 PM   #7
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
Pic from today
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Old Jun 17th 2017, 06:11 PM   #8
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
Another pic from today. We are estimating he is 26-27 in wide. He has matching split brow tones. What do you guys think?
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Old Jun 18th 2017, 05:18 AM   #9
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very nice
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Old Jun 18th 2017, 11:42 AM   #10
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very nice
26-27 wide nice? Nice buck but i dont see that width yet?
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Old Jun 18th 2017, 01:32 PM   #11
 
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do you have the sheds or a pic of him from last year? He has a lot of bone to push in the next two months
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Old Jun 18th 2017, 04:23 PM   #12
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
Four seasons that's why I tried to get pic of him walking away. He angled on me. Yes 26-27 in is what we see roughly in person. I try my best to get good pics but I haven't gotten the one yet that shows it. I guess I'll just wait til August, September and post then.

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Old Jun 18th 2017, 05:42 PM   #13
 
  Jun 2017
  Ohio
This is a pic of the sheds when he was a yearling. He scored 185.
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Old Jun 20th 2017, 06:19 AM   #14
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You might not have liked the answer, however four seasons gave you a true and real world answer to your question.
Sorry if you find this too honest. But you have what in today's world is a nice deer. Nothing special enough to collect semen with the idea of making any real money.
I would recommend growing him out and enjoy yourself raising him. Live breed your does and see what you produce.
Good luck.
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Old Jun 20th 2017, 08:39 PM   #15
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You might not have liked the answer, however four seasons gave you a true and real world answer to your question.
Sorry if you find this too honest. But you have what in today's world is a nice deer. Nothing special enough to collect semen with the idea of making any real money.
I would recommend growing him out and enjoy yourself raising him. Live breed your does and see what you produce.
Good luck.
So hard to be honest at times and try not to hurt feelings. We all love our deer and at tmes our eyes are a little to big when we say they score this or that or he is such and such wide! You know better than most how hard it is in todays deer. A guy wants to pay the bills he needs to not worry about trying to get involved in any of the..Breeding Game.. Make your own producing bucks and leave them at home to do just that.
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