In the next couple of months the pregnant Fallow Does will be starting to think about their next birthing, which is usually in June or July. This doesn't effect the female young from last year's birthing season, which will stay with the herd. For the males, or Prickets, life is a bit tougher. The Does will be forcing them out in the next 6 weeks or so. This is an important time of year or us, for two reasons: A single animal, especially a relatively inexperienced one, is easier to sneak up on...
Firstly, the new website is up and running, after a slightly prolonged downtime. We're now well into the roe buck season and can start looking ahead to August, when the larger deer bucks come into season.
After the inevitable few hiccups, the new website is taking shape. We'll periodically be including a blog, updating on the seasonal jobs we're faced with, relevant news, and any interesting or unusual events we witness as we wonder around the countryside.