What’s the outlook for pheasant poult prices?

  Demand for pheasant poults has gone down, supply has gone down, prices have gone up…

Chris Packham and the ‘hen harrier 300’

When Chris Packham criticises grouseshooting, the BBC reports what he says. In the absence of balance,…

How hen harriers benefit from grouse moors

  Followers of BBC celebrity Chris Packham are probably used to hearing stories of doom and…

How to get duck flying fit, with George Digweed

20 times world champion shooter George Digweed likes doing things well and that includes presenting the…

British wildfire season 2020

From the beginning of April, wildfires rage across the UK’s uplands, burning hardest where there has…

Major gamekeeping college to close

One of the UK’s premier gamekeeping colleges is to shut. Newton Rigg in Cumbria is the…

Lockdown lekking: black grouse in the road

  Grouseshooter James Mawle is one of the most passionate grouse conservationists in the UK. He…

‘Shot’ peregrine killed by car

When newspapers reported the death of a peregrine, they copied and pasted the press release from…

The RSPB – Britain’s new gamekeeper?

 The RSPB wants to get a job as the nation’s gamekeeper. It looks like it…

Animal Liberation Front kills thousands of pheasants

Last week, activists hit a small family game farm in Kent. They struck in the middle…

Summer deer management – A Year in the Life of Highland Sport part 2

For around three months of the year, red deer are off the shooting menu. Well, that…

Irish keeper’s day

Jason Doyle and his girlfriend Carly join the Shelton Abbey Shoot in Co Wicklow for the…

Grey squirrel shooting tactics

Paul Childerley is after squirrels. They are chewing up the water pipes in his pheasant pens,…

Life with Lyme disease

Lyme disease leaves you at your wits’ end. For deerstalker Tim Pilbeam, who has been living…

The game cart – Modern Gamekeeper #6

Out shooting driven partridges and pheasants? Gamekeeper Paul Childerley explains the importance of presenting birds, and…

Keeping Your Pheasants Under Control – Modern Gamekeeper #5

Paul Childerley shows what it takes to be a modern gamekeeper. He is working on his…

The partridges arrive – Modern Gamekeeper #4

It is early September and gamekeeper Paul Childerley will be shooting in a few weeks time.…

How to introduce pheasant poults to a shoot – Modern Gamekeeper #3

It’s started. Gamekeeper Paul Childerley has taken delivery of his pheasants on the shoot in Bedfordshire.…

Crow shoot

Paul Childerley becomes ‘The Childernator’. The working gamekeeper is protecting his cover crops from corvids and…

Marsdens Feeds factory film

Here’s what to feed your pheasants. We go behind the scenes at Mardens Feeds to find…

The Beating Line: What’s It All About?

We are out with three generations of beaters from the same family: Jack, Richard and Peter…

High-fiving foxshooters

Two shooters from Somerset are on fox patrol around a shoot when they come across a…

On Test: Sauer Keeper Package

With foxes on the prowl for pheasant poults, it’s time for keepers to get out the…

Best British Driven Bird Shooting

Andy Crow faces some of the most challenging partridge and duck shooting he has ever seen…

Gamekeepers’ rifle day

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation gets its Midlands members on to a hillside in Derbyshire to try…

Tidying up around the Shoot

George Digweed is a busy man. He has just won his 25th world title in a…

Purdey Awards for Conservation 2014

The Purdey Awards for Conservation show some of the work that shoots up and down the…

Gamekeeping

Fox plays with terrier – funny animal film

We’ve got a gamekeeper who’s a bit of an old softie. Although he has ‘dealt with’…

Gamekeeper and his JCB WorkMax

It’s July – a busy time of year for keepers – and we’re out with Gary…

Polaris RZR quadbike review

Is this the ultimate gamekeeper transport? Sporting Shooter editor Dom Holtam takes the Polaris range for…

Pheasant shooting in Kent

The proof of the pudding is in the eating or, in this case, the shooting. Canal…

Pheasant shooting at Plumpton College in Sussex

We join gamekeeping students at Plumpton College in Sussex on their shoot day. This film first…

Foxing in Devon

With the pheasant opening day around the corner, gamekeepers are out after foxes and Sporting Rifle…

White pheasants

Canal Game Farm is producing them for estates all over the country – the white pheasant…

English grey partridge conservation

Canal Game Farm is delivering English greys partridges at the start of the partridge shooting season…

Game farm – chicks arrive

Some 36,000 partridge chicks are on their way to Canal Game Farm at the end of…

Game farm – hut building

It’s flatpack hell at Canal Game Farm as staff set up the brooder huts. They took…

Shooting Politics, episode 1, 19th August 2009

Panellists on the new countrysports webTV debate programme Shooting Politics lay into the RSPB for its…