Fieldsports Britain – fabulous pheasants among friends

You can’t beat the banter on a shoot day. Andy Crow, Jason Doyle and Charlie Jacoby head to Bedfordshire for the Jack Pyke pheasant shoot at Paul Childerley’s place. Expect laughter, tears, and watch David shoot (with commentary from Crow). That’s the fun part of this week’s show. David is on the News Stump and then we get serious. It’s the RSPB AGM this Saturday and we ask the question: does the RSPB want to take over from the UK’s gamekeepers? Britain’s biggest bird charity is picking up gamekeeping contracts at the same time it is briefing against gamekeepers in the media. Plus there’s the great crowd of animal rights activists sticking the knife into gamekeeping whenever they can. Charlie has Hunting YouTube, rounding up the best hunting videos on YouTube this week and completing this week’s #FieldsportsBritain

Here are the links:

Jack Pyke pheasant shoot

Andy is sponsored by:
Blaser Blaser-Sporting.com or Blaser.de
Gamebore Gamebore.com
Vario Ear Plugs VarioPlugs.co.uk
Jack Pyke JackPyke.co.uk
Click here for all our films with Andy

RSPB

For more from the RSPB, go to RSPB.org.uk
For the Orkney Native Wildlife Project, go to ONWP.org
Thanks to BluSnapper for the flail shots
Mark Thomas’s film is here
Buy Ben Tarvie’s book here:

Here is the RSPB statement:
Kate Jennings, the RSPB’s head of sites conservation policy said: “Nature is in trouble. We all want a countryside that is protected, cared for and vibrant with wildlife. Gamekeepers can play an important role in helping some species of conservation concern to recover, as we all work to try and reverse the shocking declines seen in populations of birds, mammals and other animals.
“Unfortunately, the actions of some individuals in the shooting community mean that we still have a problem with illegal killing of protected wildlife in some areas. This activity has been rightly condemned by everyone who cares about our countryside wildlife, including many gamekeepers.
“Most gamekeepers continue to play an important role in supporting wildlife, and we will strive to work with and learn from them in future.“

Fieldsports News Fcha.nl/news
Yorkshire gamekeepers gang up on Packham – Facebook
Grampian keepers repair war memorial – Facebook
Isle of Wight white-tailed eagles start to die off
Derbyshire sabs slam shoots and police – Facebook and Instagram
Badger activists hack cull computer – Bite Back website
Wild Justice may take on badger cull – website
RSPCA says no to vegan catfood at pet show – website
Country Food Trust delivers 400,000th meal – website
Midland Game Fair wobbles – Fieldsports News
Wolf debate rages in EU – website
Huge duck migration mistaken for weather – Fox News
Scientist finds tick-killing fungus – news
ALF targets US deerhunters – Fox News
Is Ted Nugent a poacher? – YouTube
No tougher sentencing for Australian animal rights activists – Weekly Times
Want to save giraffes? You need to buy them – Fieldsports News
Joerg Sprave becomes YouTube freedom fighter – YouTube
Deer breaks into right shop – YouTube

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