The second picture makes his face look old and he may be over the hill and thus his color. He lacks any real brow points and the front left looks like it doesn't fork. He should go into the 170s with the length of his main beams along with his back and mass measurements. I would say he needs to be shot this Fall if he's still around and then you can measure him and tell us the score! That other buck looks young with a lot of potential.
Damn, very sad to see. They had one like that out here in California, or maybe it was Oregon, that they were using the photo of the deer with the arrow as an example of the inhumanity of hunting. Gave them good ammunition (no pun intended) to use as anti's.
If it's been a length of time since your archery season when that doe was shot and she's still looking okay I would say that the arrow will not kill her. It will probably break off and scar tissue will form around the broadhead. I've seen pictures of a few like that and they were getting along fine. In fact, I took a couple pictures of a forky back in about 2003 while on a ML hunt in NM that had an arrow sticking out from behind his head/neck area and he was fine. I'll try to find and attach the picture of him.
This tip is for anyone who does or does not use a rangefinder while bowhunting, here is a simple and easy way to judge the distance to your game. Whether you’re in a tree or on the ground you can use this method at any time. Marking the distance before a hunt from your stand is a helpful way to determine the distance. I use either colored pins and/or hunters tape to mark trees at 20, 30 and 40 yards in 3 different spots around my stand. With those 9 markers I have a good chance that...