Pigeon disease

Q) We are noticing a large number of sick and dead pigeon on our shoot. I have been told they are suffering from acorn poisoning as a result of the extra large fall this autumn. Could this be the case or do they have a virus that might affect pheasants?…

A motor matter

A motor matter

Q) I have bought a dory with an outboard motor which I want to use for wildfowling. I know it is illegal to shoot with the motor running, but do I have to remove it from the transom before I start to shoot? It is very heavy and takes up…

W.J. Jeffrey & Co

W.J. Jeffrey & Co

Q) I have just acquired a 12-bore side-by-side non-ejector in fair condition. The maker is W. J. Jeffery & Co Ltd, 9 Golden Square, Regent St, London W1. It is nitro proofed and the serial No. is 38319. Can you tell me anything about the maker? A. WARD Hampshire