BBC Home

Explore the BBC


18th September 2019
Accessibility help
Text only

BBC Homepage

Channel Islands
Guernsey
Jersey


Contact Us


Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

or register to join or start a new discussion.


Discussion:

Hunting Continuing

Messages  1641 - 1660 of 3046

 
First | < Previous 81  82  83  84  85  86  87  88  89  90    Next > | Last
 

Message 1641 - posted by littleAdgeCutler, Dec 23, 2007

littleAdgeCutler,

Why should they be?


Fox Control - A euphemism for the routine killing of foxes for the purpose of preventing a population explosion. An unnecessary and pointless practice since foxes control their own population. By some hormonal mechanism [probably associated with the vixen's diet during pregnancy], they adjust the size of the litter in response to the population density and the availability of food. Thus there cannot be a population explosion. And the culling of foxes merely leads to a compensating increase in the average litter size.


posted by littleAdgeCutler
Foxes will be culled. everyone agrees


Because they eat my lambs.

Quoted from this message

Complain about a message      

Message 1642 - posted by U4357578, Dec 23, 2007

I don't think foxes should be culled either. What are the consequences?. A few sheep get killed, a few hens? So make them secure.

Complain about a message      

Message 1643 - posted by Slimtone, Dec 23, 2007


You must be the only one who doesn't know then !

Quoted from this message



Most people know how to behave humanely - you must be the only one who doesn't !!
Complain about a message      

Message 1644 - posted by littleAdgeCutler, Dec 23, 2007

I don't think foxes should be culled either. What are the consequences?. A few sheep get killed, a few hens? So make them secure.


Quoted from this message



How?
Complain about a message      

Message 1645 - posted by patsy, Dec 23, 2007

littleAdgeCutler,

Me me me!.<erm>

Anyone who is involved in animal husbandry should be responsible for their livestock.

Because they eat my lambs.

Quoted from this message

Complain about a message      

Message 1646 - posted by littleAdgeCutler, Dec 23, 2007


You must be the only one who doesn't know then !


Most people know how to behave humanely - you must be the only one who doesn't !!

Quoted from this message



Oh i do it humanely !

the government wants me to use snares !!
Complain about a message      

Message 1647 - posted by U4357578, Dec 23, 2007

You're the shepherd.

Foxes will go for captive prey but if they can't get to them they'll go elsewhere. They'll get rabbits and other wildlife.
Complain about a message      

Message 1648 - posted by littleAdgeCutler, Dec 23, 2007

littleAdgeCutler,

Me me me!.<erm>

Anyone who is involved in animal husbandry should be responsible for their livestock.

Because they eat my lambs.


The penny drops !!!

Quoted from this message

Complain about a message      

Message 1649 - posted by littleAdgeCutler, Dec 23, 2007

You're the shepherd.

Foxes will go for captive prey but if they can't get to them they'll go elsewhere. They'll get rabbits and other wildlife.

Quoted from this message



Whats your point ?
Complain about a message      

Message 1650 - posted by U3702965, Dec 23, 2007


Badgers are being kept under control successfully now the human element of Badger baiting has been outlawed, why not the same principle for controlling the numbers of foxes?



Complain about a message      

Message 1651 - posted by Slimtone, Dec 23, 2007


Oh i do it humanely !

the government wants me to use snares !!

Quoted from this message



There is no such thing as chasing and harrying a creature to death "humanely !"
You're wrong - the anti-hunt Govt. doesn't want you to kill them at all !!
Complain about a message      

Message 1652 - posted by patsy, Dec 23, 2007

littleAdgeCutler,

Obviously not with you it hasn't.!!
<erm>


The penny drops !!!

Quoted from this message

Complain about a message      

Message 1653, Dec 24, 2007

This posting has been hidden during moderation because it broke the House Rules in some way.
      

Message 1654 - posted by Crusader, Dec 30, 2007

So I guess we have to close the subject with the New Year almost upon us, We now know beyond all doubt that the banning of hunting with 'dogs' had nothing to do with animal welfare but everything to do with political spite against an imagined enemy. We know that the welfare of foxes has worsened since the Hunting Act 2004 came into force, and we also know that the anti-hunters know that as a fact.

What we are waiting for is the anti-hunters to admit that hunting both conserved and controlled fox populations and that if they really cared about our wildlife, they would be out there rooting for the Hunting Act to be repealed. Happy New year to all!
Complain about a message      

Message 1655 - posted by patsy, Dec 30, 2007

Oakash,

Then I think you will be waiting a very long time.<erm>

What we are waiting for is the anti-hunters to admit that hunting both conserved and controlled fox populations and that if they really cared about our wildlife, they would be out there rooting for the Hunting Act to be repealed. Happy New year to all!

Quoted from this message

Complain about a message      

Message 1656 - posted by PlainAshington, Dec 30, 2007

So I guess we have to close the subject with the New Year almost upon us, We now know beyond all doubt that the banning of hunting with 'dogs' had nothing to do with animal welfare but everything to do with political spite against an imagined enemy. We know that the welfare of foxes has worsened since the Hunting Act 2004 came into force, and we also know that the anti-hunters know that as a fact.

What we are waiting for is the anti-hunters to admit that hunting both conserved and controlled fox populations and that if they really cared about our wildlife, they would be out there rooting for the Hunting Act to be repealed. Happy New year to all!

Quoted from this message



A lesson in history; the Round Heads won and the Cavaliers lost theirs.

And a Happy New Year to you also Oakie <ale>
Complain about a message      

Message 1657 - posted by TheLocalYokel, Dec 31, 2007

Before I go on I will state an interest, or rather a lack of one.

I have no feelings either way as to hunting.

I spent much of the Christmas week in a rural area where riding horses is a way of life and where there are a number of fox hunts.

The meets continued to be held and, because the law is so vague, hunting continues pretty much as before the ban, acording to my hosts.

Of course they have to be careful and present a veneer of strict compliance but, these irksome necessities apart, their enjoyment of their pastime does not seem to have suffered much.

Furthermore, the police forces and CPS don't seem overjoyed about having to divert much-needed resources to an airy-fairy law concerning hunting with dogs.

I am not a horsey person and neither is my wife. We don't ride but have to say that, in our experience of the past few days, the people who are often vilified as blood-lusting monsters seemed a delightfully friendly bunch, and highly civilised.



Complain about a message      

Message 1658 - posted by U2836684, Dec 31, 2007

I am not a horsey person and neither is my wife. We don't ride but have to say that, in our experience of the past few days, the people who are often vilified as blood-lusting monsters seemed a delightfully friendly bunch, and highly civilised.




Quoted from this message

video.google.co.uk/v... Oh yes,very civilised.
Complain about a message      

Message 1659 - posted by U2836684, Dec 31, 2007

I am not a horsey person and neither is my wife. We don't ride but have to say that, in our experience of the past few days, the people who are often vilified as blood-lusting monsters seemed a delightfully friendly bunch, and highly civilised.



video.google.co.uk/v... Oh yes,very civilised.

Quoted from this message

Doh wrong video,try this one.video.google.co.uk/v...
Complain about a message      

Message 1660 - posted by Sholesa, Dec 31, 2007

Civilized? Depends which side of the fence you're speaking from.

Do you think it's 'civilized' to go there to deliberately cause a confrontation? Do you have irrefutable proof that injury was caused by a 'kick'? Perhaps it was a rock thrown by a protester..... Or self-inflicted with the full intention of raising the temperature.

I'll bet that young lady still wears the scar as a badge of honor....... If you don't want to risk getting hurt, STAY HOME!!!
Complain about a message      
First | < Previous 81  82  83  84  85  86  87  88  89  90    Next > | Last

This discussion is tagged with:
- Devon
- hunting

getting involved How to reply to messagespopup icon
complain  Alert us about a messagepopup icon
online safety Are you being safe online?popup icon

Messages  1641 - 1660 of 3046

 


About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy