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Wild Boar - Hunting in the UK

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As wild boar can have a prolonged breeding season, at the moment there is no statutory close season.  Shooting is the recommended method of control but best practice recommends avoiding killing sows with dependent young.

The latest best practice guides on deer and wild boar can be downloaded free of charge from www.thedeerinitiative.co.uk/html/bestpractice.htm

 


 

 This information is correct as of 01/11/2011 - For up to date info on this please see this BASC page. This info was used with the kind permission of http://www.basc.org.uk/

 
Comments (2)
2 Friday, 08 June 2012 18:06
Ashley Cawley
Thanks for sharing that with us pickles :)
1 Friday, 08 June 2012 14:13
pickles
apparently there are wild boar in Prudhoe woods Northumberland if anybody has any further information on this subject that would be great.

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  • Daisy leaf
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  • Primrose
  • Daffodil Flower (the rest of the plant is poisonous)
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