How do I colour roe deer heads?

Is there any way I can naturally colour roe heads that were shot early in the season and are quite pale in colour? Would it be possible to achieve the right colour by rubbing the antlers against a tree?

Do you have any information on my Atkins shotgun?

Do you have any information on my Atkins shotgun?

The gun is Damascus-barrelled and has an under-lever. Inscribed on the barrel is Henry Atkins from J. Purdey, 18 Oxendon Street, London. Presented to E. Sheen by members of the Cornwall Shooting Club 1836. Have you any information on this gun, please?

Which sex of ferret should I buy?

Which sex of ferret should I buy?

I am on the verge of purchasing a couple of ferrets, but do not know which sex I should be obtaining. I would like ferrets that are easygoing and, of course, ones that will bolt rabbits. Do you have any suggestions as to which I should choose?

What is the law on trapping polecats?

What is the law on trapping polecats?

I read that it is unlawful to deliberately catch, kill or take wild polecats. I am confused as I think the 1981 Wildlife & Countryside Act provides limited protection for polecats in Schedule 6? Please can you clarify this?