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The Editor responds: It’s funny that people forget how very versatile game — all game — can be. For the Prince’s favourite recipe, visit po.st/powcrumble. Other books with great ideas for game include Shooting Times contributor Tim Maddams’s Game: River Cottage Handbook and Jose Souto’s Game Larder series, among others. unconcerned by her shooting some farmer’s domestic ram.
If she cannot tell the difference between a farm animal — shorn this summer, so not a wild or feral sheep — and a wild goat, perhaps she should curtail her hunting tourism until she learns quarry species identification.
What a pity the farmer who owns the animal didn’t encounter the “stalking” party. I’m sure we would have seen some really interesting photos had that occurred.
By the way, the best way to “stalk” a domestic sheep is not to wear camouflage and wield a rifle; shaking a bucket of feed cubes will see them come running and wrench the bucket from your grip. N. Mchugh, by email