Something to Crow About
- Unfair chase. Herring, Hal // Field & Stream;Dec98, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p78
Presents an inside look at Big Velvet Ranch, in Darby, Montana wherein hunters pay a minimum amount to shoot the bull of their choice. Permit from the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks; Wild game according to Montana law; Controversy over game ranching and pay hunting.
- A farm on the wild side. Cole, Mary-Lu // New Scientist;9/8/90, Vol. 127 Issue 1733, p62
Discusses the Zimbabwe government's discovery that a changed attitude to wildlife can improve the conditions of village people. Advantages of wildlife ranching over keeping cattle; Environmental approach used by the government to protect animals; Earnings of game ranches in dry regions;...
- Chapter 10. Schmitz, James H. // Legacy (Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation);1/ 1/1979, p53
Chapter 10 of the book "Legacy," by James H. Schmitz is presented. It explores the conversation between Trigger Argee and Mihul regarding the modifications produced in Grand Commerce game ranches and the Terran forms maintained by the U-League's genetic banks. It also cites the assistance...
- Money Game. Herring, Hal // Atlantic;Jun2000, Vol. 285 Issue 6, p20
The article discusses the popularity of elk farms and their impact on the environment. The Big Velvet Ranch in Hamilton, Montana, is provided, noting the large profits gained in exchange for a chance to shoot ranch-raised elk. The Asian market for elk antlers, used as an aphrodisiac, is also...
- Optimizing stocking mix and financial resources for game production. Davies, R.J. // South African Journal of Wildlife Research;Dec94, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p101
Describes linear programming which can be used to optimize species mix, financial return, and productivity of species in game ranches. Background to linear programming; Development of an ecological and economic stocking mix.
- Catskill Game Farm opens 64th season with over 2,000 animals. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;05/12/97, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p41
Reports that the Catskill Game Farm in New York opened its 64th season in May 1997 with over 2,000 animals awaiting the visitors.
- The effects of plastic spectacles on the condition and behaviour of pheasants. Butler, D. A.; Davis, C. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/22/2014, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p198
Plastic spectacles are often fitted to pheasants in laying pens to reduce feather pecking and egg eating. This study examined the effects of spectacles on the physiological condition and behaviour of pheasants in harem and flock laying pens. In 2006 and 2007, data were collected from 21 game...
- The best price. // Finance Week;3/22/2002, p54
Focuses on the factors to consider in buying a land for game farming in South Africa. Importance of carrying capacity and tourism potential of the land; Views of writers Hans Falkena and Wouter van Hoven on determining prices.
- The trouble with game ranching. Geist, Valerius // Field & Stream;Dec98, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p81
Explains what is wrong with game ranching. Loss of North American way of conserving wildlife; Incompatibility with basic wildlife conservation policy; Policies that must be applied to make game ranching a viable business.