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Ask BDS – Is it legal to shoot deer?

The British Deer Society is regularly contacted by concerned members of the public who have observed activity related to deer management taking place. While fully appreciating their concerns we recognise that, provided it is carried out with the permission of the landowner or their representative, culling may be conducted provided that a comprehensive range of legal requirements are observed.

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Deer Management Beyond Borders

Last week I had the privilege to travel to Northern Ireland to meet with a few N.I. and Irish deer organisations where we discussed the deer management and habitat impact work carried out across the whole island of Ireland. I was also updated on the extremely important work carried out with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on behalf of deer managers and gun owners.

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Preventable Suffering – Dog Attacks on Deer

At the British Deer Society, we sadly regularly hear reports and receive enquiries related to dog attacks on deer. The BDS urges dog owners to help prevent the indiscriminate chasing of deer and other animals which too often results in an attack by remaining in full control of their dogs at all times.

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