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Parks Victoria Spends $42,000 on NZ Firm for Goat Cull.

Parks Victoria Spends $42,000 on NZ Firm for Goat Cull.

| May 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

Parks Victoria has side stepped Australian contract shooting companies and the SSAA Victoria to pay a New Zealand Company $42000 to conduct a feral goat cull that only claimed 23 goats and 15 feral pigs over ten days. Parks Victoria even went as far to side step around the competitive process to hire the NZ […]

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Late Avro stalk!

Late Avro stalk!

| November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Goats were sighted, only a small mob, but a fair way out. Pulling up and getting out of the vehicle, checked the wind and decided it was right and we had enough cover to get in on them. Moving off we used the small shrubs and trees along the way. The goats were feeding along […]

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Sometimes patience pays off!

Sometimes patience pays off!

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cruising down one of the tracks on the property, I noticed some objects moving slowly through the scrub. Pulling up and turning the engine off, it was confirmed that a few goats were feeding in the scrub some 100m away. We decided to sit tight and see what they do, hoping they moved out to […]

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The Opportunist!

The Opportunist!

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Opportunist!  Well that’s what I would call it anyhow! Cruising around on a property, we had got onto a few goats early on the trip. Checking out an area I noticed something up ahead, just standing there looking at us from about 80m . My hunting mate confirmed it was a cat, standing there […]

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Last light at the Dam!

Last light at the Dam!

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Approaching the dam I could make out a mob of goats feeding some 500m from our position. My hunting mate had a bit of trouble picking them up, but I assured him that there was a decent mob there. Moving in from the vehicle we made use of the cover, although not a lot we […]

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Be Seen!

Be Seen!

| September 2, 2012 | 11 Comments

With the last couple of seasons being so good there has been some great regeneration of vegetation around some parts of the country.One place in particular is the Mallee country of SA, where some areas have been severely affected by bush fires over the years, has certainly bounced back. Above average rain and favourable conditions […]

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