Concerns over deer control proposals by Wildlife Commission October 16, 2012 North Carolina

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Concerns over deer control proposals by Wildlife Commission October 16, 2012 North Carolina, Fuquay-Varina Independent
... Ramon Bell also has deep concerns with the methods some landowners are using to remove deer from their fields. He states, “The method used is simple. Shoot deer with a .22 caliber rifle in the paunch (gut). This does not kill the animal quickly. It runs off to a secluded place and dies a slow and inhumane death. The landowner doesn’t have to dispose of the carcass... the WRC ... should prohibit deer from being shot with any rim-fire cartridge or shotgun under the deer depredation laws...

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