Shot a couple of Roe Does in a Nature Reserve tonight which has not been shot before.
One was very old (8+) and had a very bad case of 'Aladins Slippers'.
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She was in poor condition weighing only 32lbs head and legs on. Also no Foetus, probably due to old age and low threshold body weight. Lucky to make it through this winter and unlikely to survive another. Great cull animal, and a prime example as to why deer management is necessary - even in Nature Reserves!
Very strange place to manage though! I had to stalk within 20m of a football match on a school playing field on the way to my high seat!