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Other sections within What Guns need to know on shoot day

Health and safety »

Quarry, predator and pest species »

Range and distance »

Retrieval and handling of game »

Shooting and the public »

Certification and permission »

Security »

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The Knowledge draws on over 150 scientific publications to provide you with a robust introduction into quarry species, the management of both habitat and predators and all the latest issues surrounding shooting and conservation. You will also learn key information about a typical day’s shooting – from important health & safety tips to guidance on game handling and security. Available for just £15.95.

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