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Grame Supply of Great Britain.

The quantity of game killde nnually in the United Kingdom is a difficult matter to ascertain, as so much does not come into the markets, but is distributed privately, or consumed by those following the sport* It is known, however, says a contemporary, that at least 30,000,000 of hares and rabbits, valued at £2,200,000, are killed in the course of a year, and this item heads the list. Half-a-million grouse and black game, chiefly from the moors oi Scotland, and worth in the a"grq«ate £10Q,000 • 400,000 partridges, \ujrtli £30,000 ; 500,000 pheasants, worth. £62,500; and something lifte half-a-millimj other f*a,iue. birds, worth £3y,0Q0, fall in tho course of the year, The value of these is estimated at £230,000. Six thousand deer are killed annually, and 4377 stags, each of the latter representing on the average an outlay of £50. On one day a thousand brace of grouse were killed at Studley Royal ; 1100 at Wemmergill ; 1313 at Bromhead. In ten days 10,451 grouse fell at Wigtan Force, and at Bolton Abbey 300 brace per diem for eighteen consecutive days. On the Maharajah Dljuleep Singh's preserves 325^ bracQ (if partqdges \v,er.e shob in iifteen'days ; and at Rhiwlas, in" Wales, 5046 rabbits in one clay.

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Grame Supply of Great Britain., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890

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Grame Supply of Great Britain. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890

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