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A BEATER’S LIFE – YOUNG AND OLD EMBRACE A DAY’S GROUSE BEATING

Posted: 14/12/2017

Scottish estates are at the forefront of opening up country sports to a wider audience of enthusiasts and with this comes a new generation of beaters. 

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SHARP INCREASE IN CONSUMPTION OF GROUSE AS SEASON ENDS ON A HIGH

Posted: 13/12/2017

The grouse season ended on 10 December and was noted for the significant rise in demand for grouse from consumers, as a delicious alternative to chicken or lamb. Game dealers and butchers noted the burgeoning markets both from local customers and internationally in mainland Europe and Scandinavia via mail-order.

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OVEN READY GROUSE – THE CHAMPION OF SCOTLAND’S NATURAL GAME LARDER

Posted: 20/11/2017

Once thought of as food only for the privileged few, grouse has grown in popularity on the back of Scotland’s top chefs championing the use of it on menus throughout the season.

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HIVE OF ACTIVITY ON SCOTTISH GROUSE MOORS

Posted: 06/11/2017

Scottish honey producers are working in partnership with grouse estates to enable bees to feed on the prolific flowering plants on moorland in several parts of the country.

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THE TALE OF TWEED – A RURAL TRADITION INDIVIDUALLY WOVEN INTO EACH ESTATE

Posted: 26/09/2017

Bespoke tailoring is normally the preserve of Savile Row but now shooting estates are at the forefront of showcasing the best of Scotland’s world class tweed industry.

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GROUSE MOOR MANAGERS BACK MOVES TO TACKLE ‘SCOURGE’ OF TICK INFECTIONS

Posted: 28/08/2017

Gamekeepers and grouse moor managers are supporting a petition to the Scottish Parliament urging a change in health policy to help fight tick-borne infections and limit the spread of Lyme disease.

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A FAMILY AFFAIR AS THE GLORIOUS 12TH HERALDS NEW SHOOTING SEASON

Posted: 12/08/2017

The Glorious 12th signalled the start of the grouse shooting season today and the Highlands echoed to the sound of the first shots being fired this morning.

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GLORIOUS 12TH – START OF THE GROUSE SEASON HERALDS ECONOMIC AND WILDLIFE BENEFITS

Posted: 11/08/2017

Tomorrow (Saturday 12th) marks the start of the grouse shooting season when many shooting parties from both home and abroad will be heading out onto the hills to get the first shot of the season.

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SURVEY REVEALS GROUSE SHOOTING MILLIONS FOR LOCAL ECONOMY

Posted: 06/08/2017

Spending in local economies averages out at over half a million pounds per Scottish grouse estate before a shot is even fired, according to a survey revealed today (Sun Aug 6th).

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Shooting estates step up to help hen harriers

Posted: 04/08/2017

The number of shooting estates taking part in a ground-breaking project to raise efforts in protecting hen harriers in Scotland has reached its highest level.

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