Roebuck Everywhere

A morning walk-around with a rifle at the start of the roebuck season in Somerset reveals how many animals there are to cull for farmer Ashley Vellacott. As well as knocking over a ‘freezer filler’, he explais why deer hunting and sheep farming are what produce England’s most beautiful countryside.

Ashley uses:
Browning X-bolt in .308
Winchester ammunition
Kite 1.6-10×42 scope
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This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 386

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