Deer

New study shows reindeer’s body clocks don’t need daylight

New study shows reindeer’s body clocks don’t need daylight

If you ever thought that Santa would have a hard time herding and foddering reindeer in the total winter darkness...

January 1, 2019

Two red deer found shot by poachers on protected lands

Two red deer found shot by poachers on protected lands

Two red deer were found shot on protected lands in Meath in the past week. One was shot dead and...

January 15, 2017

Deer carcass and firearms seized after vehicle is stopped

Deer carcass and firearms seized after vehicle is stopped

Firearms and a deer carcass were seized by the Police Service of Northern Ireland after a vehicle was stopped as...

November 25, 2016

Farmer who shot 3 deer out of season says he was preventing TB being spread

Farmer who shot 3 deer out of season says he was preventing TB being spread

A farmer, who previously pleaded guilty to two counts under the Wildlife Act, has claimed that he shot three deer...

November 18, 2016

Over 4,600 deer hunting licences issued to date

Over 4,600 deer hunting licences issued to date

To date this year, 4,610 deer hunting licences have been issued by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs....

October 25, 2016

Stag that was on the loose in Newry shot dead by police marksmen

Stag that was on the loose in Newry shot dead by police marksmen

A stag which was on the loose in Newry, Co. Down has been shot dead by specially trained firearms officers...

October 13, 2016

83% of farmers say they should be allowed to shoot deer without a licence

83% of farmers say they should be allowed to shoot deer without a licence

Some 83% of respondents to an Agriland poll have said that farmers should be allowed to shoot deer on their...

June 3, 2016

Should farmers be allowed to shoot deer without a licence?

Should farmers be allowed to shoot deer without a licence?

Farmers should be allowed to shoot deer on their own lands, but only where deer are causing a menace to...

May 31, 2016

World’s smallest deer born in the US

World’s smallest deer born in the US

Meet the world’s smallest deer, a Pudu fawn born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Queens Zoo recently in New York....

June 9, 2015