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Foxes. What do you do with them?

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Rabbits, food for people or animals (pets or scavengers) I suppose. Leave them out and they are gone in no time at all.

 

Foxes though, what do you do with them?

 

 

And while we're about it, are foxes really a pest? I know they can be a danger to lambs, chickens and game birds but they also keep the rabbits down, no? According to this article (okay, it's the BBC) they do some good.

 

http://www.discoverwildlife.com/british-wildlife/do-we-really-need-control-foxes-uk

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The fox population gets out of control without management , they do kill lambs, poultry and game birds , fact .

I  shoot foxes and so do a lot of people I know, none of us would want to see foxes eradicated , foxes are needed but not in the quantities they get to unmanaged, keeping the balance is the key.

The way to dispose of them is in the bottom of a hedgerow or over the fence within woodland, hope this helps.

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59 minutes ago, Paul Cat said:

Rabbits, food for people or animals (pets or scavengers) I suppose. Leave them out and they are gone in no time at all.

 

Foxes though, what do you do with them?

 

 

And while we're about it, are foxes really a pest? I know they can be a danger to lambs, chickens and game birds but they also keep the rabbits down, no? According to this article (okay, it's the BBC) they do some good.

 

http://www.discoverwildlife.com/british-wildlife/do-we-really-need-control-foxes-uk

I responded to this article by telling them the RSPB are probably responsible for more fox control than any other single organisation in the UK.  Virtually every RSPB nature reserve has one or more people contracted by the RSPB to shoot foxes in order to protect ground nesting birds.

 

Cheers

 

Bruce

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Ask any gamekeeper this time of year their thoughts on foxes, personally I’d wipe the f**kers of the face of the planet. I might get some sleep then. 

Ben 

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This time of year the carcase  will be skin and bones in a week once the flies find them

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I either put them out of sight or leave them as they fall. 

2 of the last Fox's I had left them out in the open , there was only fluff and bones left after 3  days. 

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