DSC2 Explained

By |2023-11-16T12:31:08+00:00November 14th, 2023|Categories: Deer Management, Deer Stalking|

What is the DSC2? The Deer Stalking Certificate 2 (DSC2) follows on from the DSC1, which is an industry recognised qualification for UK deer stalkers and estate managers. The DSC1 can be likened to taking a driving test - it is a largely a knowledge-based qualification which enables candidates to [...]

DSC1 Explained

By |2023-11-14T11:28:27+00:00November 13th, 2023|Categories: Deer Management, Deer Stalking|

Officially started in 1998, the DSC1 (Deer Stalking Certificate 1) course was developed to educate and set a basic standard for UK deer stalkers involved in the humane management of wild deer. Since its inception, DMQ (Deer Management Qualifications) has awarded over 32,000 certificates to people who have completed the [...]

How to avoid being ‘caught short’ when deer stalking

By |2022-08-18T12:00:26+01:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Deer Stalking|

I’ve been wanting to write this article for many years now. It’s about a subject many people just don’t think about and there’s no easy or sensitive way to approach it. it’s never been written about before to my knowledge, probably for good reason.. In the countryside there are no [...]

Effective deer management for landowners

By |2022-08-18T12:00:58+01:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Deer Management, Deer Species, Deer Stalking|

Wild deer are a highly valued part of our natural heritage and are increasing in number and geographic range in the UK. Deer are a natural asset and integral to our countryside. At the same time, these positive values need to be balanced against the considerable negative impacts that deer [...]

The Muntjac Diaries | Meat eating Muntjac?

By |2022-08-18T12:01:18+01:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Deer Management, Deer Species, Deer Stalking|

Deer are herbivores correct? Well, yes this is absolutely correct, however there are increasing reports of deer being seen eating meat as part of their diet. Now, I cannot see Muntjac becoming deadly predators prowling around our woodlands, but they have been allegedly seen eating carrion such a dead chicks [...]

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