Fallow deer colouring

Q) Are the separate colours on fallow deer distinct strains that breed true or is it natural for them to become multicoloured? M. DERBY Surrey

The bottom firing pin on my gun has a dent in it?

While cleaning my gun recently, I noticed the bottom firing pin has a small dent in it. I’m not sure if it was there when I bought it second-hand, or if the snap caps I’ve used had an imperfection in one of them, but it still fires with no problems.…

What should we do about our excess pheasants?

We have a large number of pheasants left after the season and considerably more than usual. In the past, these surplus birds have never seemed to produce any offspring and I have been told they could bring disease to the poults when they are released.