country food trust - ian botham - free pheasants etc for the poor
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country food trust - ian botham - free pheasants etc for the poor

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Found 1st Aug 2017
he and his friends shoot 'em : those who want them to eat, get 'em.

my only cavil would be where he says the birds are wild.

my understanding is that gamekeepers are heavily involved in nurturing game birds - though the birds probably have a better life than battery hens etc.
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#pheasantsforpeasants
Crazy really, let's breed 100's of thousands pheasants just so we can shoot them, I bet half of them that get shot are not even consumed as food.
yakkers

Imagine if these rich celebrities gave the £2 Billion to build houses for … Imagine if these rich celebrities gave the £2 Billion to build houses for the poor instead !



Yeah that's how that works.

Not sure what the problem is here - pheasant is tasty and people need food. If some rich twot need to shoot something, pheasants are far preferable to lions and elephants.
Edited by: "gbmcginty" 1st Aug 2017
Dyslexic_Dog

Crazy really, let's breed 100's of thousands pheasants just so we can … Crazy really, let's breed 100's of thousands pheasants just so we can shoot them, I bet half of them that get shot are not even consumed as food.


And yet they have had a life, no matter how short, that they would not have had if they hadn't been bred for the shoot.
gbmcginty

Yeah that's how that works.Not sure what the problem is here - pheasant … Yeah that's how that works.Not sure what the problem is here - pheasant is tasty and people need food. If some rich twot need to shoot something, pheasants are far preferable to lions and elephants.



"if some rich twot need to shoot something" :
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gbmcginty4 h, 11 m ago

Yeah that's how that works.Not sure what the problem is here - pheasant is …Yeah that's how that works.Not sure what the problem is here - pheasant is tasty and people need food. If some rich twot need to shoot something, pheasants are far preferable to lions and elephants.


An elephant would go a lot farther for the poor?
TreeMunky46 m ago

An elephant would go a lot farther for the poor?


The real question is which goes further - one elephant-sized pheasant, or 250 pheasant-sized elephants?
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