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Trap tampering

A wave of vandalism targeting legally placed traps and snares is hitting the Scottish countryside, studies have shown.  Conservation equipment has been tampered with or stolen, with few incidents reported to the authorities. This form of predator control is a vital, legal tool

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SGAR stewardship scheme

A stewardship regime for second-generation anti-coagulant rodenticides (SGARs) has been deemed appropriate by the Health and Safety Executive, after a 2013 ruling stated that SGAR products will only be authorsed for use if a comprehensive stewardship scheme for all users

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Rabbiting Reflections

Keepers depend not only on their own efforts, but also the assistance and goodwill of others to make a success of their shoots. For most of us, farmers and farm workers will be pretty near the top of the list

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Gamekeeping conference

The Northern School of Game and Wildlife will be hosting a Gamekeeping Conference titled ‘Emerging Challenges in the Game Industry’

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Buying Groups: Biting The Hands That Feed?

The supply of game feed could be facing increasing pressure with a rise in the incidence of buying groups in the British market. Fears are that if the buying group model is rolled out throughout the UK to make a

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