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Nutritional Value
Proper Nutrition.
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Crossbow Hunting:
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Hunting - Big Game - Small Game - Arrow Energy - Hunting & Ballistics - Shot & Choke.

Crossbow Hunting: Arrow Energy
Written by: Kim Lockhart, Copyright.

Recommended Arrow Energy For Hunting:

Fixed Blade Broadhead:
25 ft. lbs. Small Game Rabbits, Squirrels & Turkey.
25 ft. lbs. Varmints.
25-41 ft. lbs. Predators (Bobcat, Cougar, Coyote).
25-41 ft. lbs. Medium Game (Deer, Antelope).
42-65 ft. lbs. Large Game (Elk, Black Bear, Wild Boar).
65 ft. lbs. Toughest Game (Cape Buffalo, Grizzly).

Mechanical Blade Broadhead:
55 Foot Pounds for: Medium Game such as Deer and Antelope.
65 Foot Pounds for: Large Game such as Elk, Black Bear and Wild Boar.

Species: Bobcat, Cougar, Coyote, Antelope, Bear, Hogs, Javelina, Sheep,
Caribou, Black-Tailed Deer, Mule Deer, White-Tailed Deer, Elk & Moose.

Arrow Energy Formula:

 How to figure arrow energy:
 First: You need a scale to weigh your arrow in grains with arrowhead installed.
 Second: You need a chronograph to measure your arrow speed in fps.
 Third: Velocity x Velocity x Arrow Weight = ? Divided By 450,340 =
 Kinetic Energy In Foot Pounds.

 Don't like math, use energy calculator below.

Kinetic Energy Calculator

Enter arrow weight and velocity, then press the calculate button.

Arrow Weight (grains)

Arrow Velocity

Kinetic Energy

Hunting & Fishing
 Barnett Crossbows
 Excalibur Crossbows
 Horton Crossbows
 Parker Crossbows
 Tenpoint Crossbows

American Wild Game And Hunting Guide