Hello from Germany! Here another harvest report. My friend Det from Swisttal near Bonn, western part of Germany was able to harvest a nice 40 pds fallow calf with his Shenandoah rilfe, cal. 45 percussion.
Here is a pic of the harvest:
we butcher it in most cases ourselves. It belongs to whom it is sold. Selling venision is legal in Germany. If a restaurant will get it, we are not allowed to butcher. They have to get only it field dressed. When we sell to private people we have to butcher it.
Butchering is kind of the german hunter education (takes one year).
January: Last years Season has ended.Time to start focusing on next year's season. You will need to find out what bucks might still be alive that made it through the last years hunting season. After the hunting season sometimes bucks and does might leave your area and go to another traditional winter yarding area. But they will return to the area around late February early march to spend the rest of their summer there. At this time of year, the use of scouting cameras will be the tool in...