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Old 08-12-2008, 08:11 AM
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Hello and good morning to all. My question is besides the obvious sow with cubs, how to do you tell a boar from a sow, primarily the size of body and head, and or asking the bear. haha. ??
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:47 AM
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Hello and good morning to all. My question is besides the obvious sow with cubs, how to do you tell a boar from a sow, primarily the size of body and head, and or asking the bear. haha. ??
LOL I just watch for the size of the body and head.

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Old 08-12-2008, 09:23 AM
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Body shape : sows look like a pear high back end small front end
boars are even from front to back
Legs : sows legs taper down at the wrists like table legs
: boars will not taper and look like stove pipes
Head : sows have a much smaller face it will look like a wedge very rarley will you get a sow over 18"
: boars have a blocky head square on the end of there nose no wedge look
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Old 08-12-2008, 10:35 AM
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Well, you get them to role over by telling them you want to rub there belly.

Then....never mind!!

Better listen to Timba and Oakcreek!!!!
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Old 08-12-2008, 05:31 PM
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ask them to raise their tail for you. less touching that way
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Old 08-12-2008, 06:21 PM
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Sow - Long nose, narrow between the ears and ears look large or stick out from the head.
Body shape is more slim with taller looking legs.
Lower belly area has and even shape right up behind the back legs.




Boar - Large head with space between the ears. Ears look small and are close to the head.
Body - Plumper, shorter looking legs, Penal sheth in front of back legs.

Hope that helps...
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Old 08-13-2008, 09:32 AM
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thanks we will be heading out on the 23 aug. to maine. This will be my first bear hunt.
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Sow just never stops talking and the boar just listens all the time.


Younger bears under 3 years of age or around 200 lbs or less it's very hard to tell. When they get mature the legs, head and body size do change for the males being larger but still hard to judge.
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