Size of adult munt­jac

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What size do adult munt­jac nor­mally reach? Most of the ones I shoot weigh about 5kg to 7kg when I gral­loch them, re­gard­less of whether they are males or fe­males. Is it usual to come across ones larger than this? Also how old are the fawns when they lose their spots? ap­pear to be the heav­ier of the sexes. In young an­i­mals some stud­ies have month, so the live weight of a six­month-old an­i­mal would be ex­pected

You don’t say how you record your larder weights — for ex­am­ple, head

Most adult munt­jac weigh be­tween 13kg and 15kg

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