## Live Weight ?

Submitted by Buckeye on 12/3/05 at 10:18 PM. ( ) 70.35.65.210

Can someone tell me how to estimate a deer's live weight? Thanks in advance!

### Formula

This response submitted by Earl R on 12/4/05 at 2:37 AM. ( ) 66.208.246.52

Multiply the dressed weight by 1.26 equals live weight (est.)

or try this site for other formulas:

### Live weight

This response submitted by Chris on 12/4/05 at 10:30 AM. ( ) 64.61.227.105

Askthemeatman.com has a chart on how to estamate live weitht

### Thanks Guys!

This response submitted by Buckeye on 12/4/05 at 11:51 AM. ( ) 70.35.65.210

### live weight

This response submitted by fishmonger on 12/4/05 at 3:37 PM. ( ) 68.112.169.193

I had the chance this year to weigh a couple of nice bucks with the guts in them and then removed,, The first one weighed 260# then gutted weighed 202, 2nd weighed 255# then 200 so we figured insides to be 55- 60 lbs, it was quite surprising, that the guts weigh that much.. Happiness is a large Gut pile.....

### Do the math

This response submitted by Tony on 12/4/05 at 5:08 PM. ( ) 12.65.30.78

The formula works

### chest girth

This response submitted by jason on 12/5/05 at 8:18 AM. ( ) 68.216.132.14

There is a chest girth chart that estimates live and dressed that is pretty accurate.