If it's your first time out, then your fellow beaters and pickers-up will show you the ropes. In the meantime, here's a selection of articles you'll find useful to browse through …
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Is silence golden?
Occasional beaters will get some shooting, but none of them expect to be in the thick of it all day
Helping the gamekeeper achieve the bag
Credit: A Hook