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Partidge perfection

Melissa Volpi travels northward to Kinpurnie Estate to find a partridge shoot like no other, with a team of keepers who truly love what they do It’s just gone 6:30am. Craig and Alana Downie (dressed in a kilt and tweeds

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Posted in Driven Game, Features

English Partridge: The Ex Factor

Rothwell head keeper John Pyle shares his English partridge releasing experience and advocates the use of ex-layers to solve post release problems normally encountered with this species The English partridge is a bird that has fascinated me since school days,

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Help struggling partridge chicks, says GWCT

The GWCT has urged farmers to help feed young partridges at this crucial time of year

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Driven wild

Melissa Volpi discovers first hand the excitement of driven game shooting in one of the striking parts of Scotland. An image of an osprey which misjudged the size of the trout it was hunting – so much so that the

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Top ten

The challenge: shoot a 10-species game bag in five hours. Charlie Jacoby heads to the Scottish Borders for the attempt To the Borders of Scotland where, on Britains’ shortest day, you can shoot Britain’s biggest bag: grouse, pheasant, partridge, rabbit,

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Posted in Everyman's Sport

The magic of Scottish partridges

Alastair Robertson enjoys a change of pace at Novar, where the wind turbines are causing a stir I went the other day to Novar, which is across the Cromarty Firth near Evanton and where over the years, but particularly during

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Posted in Driven Game

Beckerings Flyers

Wes Stanton takes to the fields of Beckerings Park to have a shot at some driven French partridge and pheasant The chirrup-chirrup of the alarm woke me at 5:45am and I leapt out of bed at a speed that’d have

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Fundraising Auction

Modern Gamekeeping launches its first fundraising auction for the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust, with all proceeds going to benefit keepers

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Posted in Features

And Now For The Really Bad News

Motile Protozoans are a real trouble maker when rearing. Alan Pearson examines this enemy of the gamekeeper. Motile Protozoan parasites have long been a problem in the game bird industry, causing huge losses in some years. There are two organisms

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Posted in Game Bird Vet

Worms: Another Hidden Burden

Early or late, you don’t want your birds catching worms. Veterinarian Alan Pearson looks at the various types of worm and how to avoid them.

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Posted in Game Bird Vet
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