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A MATURE BLESBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 35 INCHES
WEIGHS: 130 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 15 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 39
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: One of the fastest breeding plains game species in Southern Africa. Seen by many as the perfect trophy for the first time hunter to Africa. When judging the trophy quality of Common Blesbuck it's important to look at the width of the boss, the colour of the horn and the overall length. Mature rams will stand out in herds with their shoulder height and chest width being much more prominent than that of the females and young rams.
IDENTIFICATION: Distinct white blaze on the face. The belly, inner parts of the buttocks and the legs, below the knee, are white. Males and females have horns.
Trophy Blesbuck are hunted in the Free State, Eastern Cape, North West and Western Cape Provinces of South Africa.
When hunting a Trophy Blesbuck, they can be found in the Grass plains with sufficient water. Blesbuck prefer sweet grassveld but will survive sufficiently on sour areas.