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Deer Weight Estimating Chart

The chart below will help you estimate your deer's live weight, field dressed weight and edible meat weight.

How to use this chart:
   1. Chest/Girth = Measure the chest just behind the front legs
   2. Live Weight = Live deer on the hoof
   3. Field Dressed = body cavity cleaned out (no entrails)
   4. Edible Meat = Boneless edible venison
   5. Weight is in pounds

Chest/Girth (in.)

Live Weight

Field Dressed

Edible Meat

20

37

26

18

21

41

29

20

22

45

32

22

23

50

35

24

24

55

38

27

25

61

43

29

26

66

49

30

27

71

53

31

28

77

59

34

29

82

64

36

30

90

70

39

31

98

74

42

32

102

80

45

33

110

87

50

Chest/Girth (in.)

Live Weight

Field Dressed

Edible Meat

34

118

91

54

35

126

99

57

36

135

104

61

37

146

115

66

38

157

126

71

39

169

135

74

40

182

144

80

41

195

156

88

42

210

170

94

43

228

182

103

44

244

198

110

45

267

214

120

46

290

233

130

47

310

251

139

48

340

272

153

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