Red wine braised grey squirrel

The poor native red squirrel, decimated by squirrel pox, with small pockets surviving in the north of the UK! Of course it’s really not the grey squirrel’s intention (native to the eastern and midwestern US) of almost eradicating it’s native UK cousin, by being more adaptable and spreading red squirrel mayham (ie squirrel pox). . . . → Read More: Red wine braised grey squirrel

Wild Rabbit Recipe: Dressing, Preparing and Cooking Rabbit

This rabbit recipe uses Wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) specifically. Rabbits are regarded as a pest species in Europe, Australia and New-Zealand causing an estimated loss of 800 million US dollars annually world-wide. The wild rabbits I obtain are either shot or caught by my lurchers as a part of a farm rabbit control . . . → Read More: Wild Rabbit Recipe: Dressing, Preparing and Cooking Rabbit

Lurchers: Bushcrafting mongrels & potfillers

Collie lurcher with rabbits

There is much discussion of which is the best bushcraft or allround canine hunting companion.  For sure, most speciality hunting dogs (working lines) are excellent for what they are bred for:  terriers for going to ground, spaniels retrieving shot game from cover or water and labradors for retrieving game . . . → Read More: Lurchers: Bushcrafting mongrels & potfillers

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