As for the grades there were only 3 A's and 11 B's out of the 71 guesses. Again, this makes it even more remarkable that the average ended up being what it was supposed to be.
On all the individual measurements here's the breakdown:
It's interesting that the guesses were the most inconsistent with the prong measurement as I generally think it's one of the easiest to guess right.
FIELD JUDGING TIP - PRONGS:
Think of the prong as 2 measurements - behind the prong and off the horn.
For the behind the prong measurement:
For the off the horn measurement use the buck's 2" eye as a reference:
For the total length of the prong add these two steps together.
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