Monthly Archives: March 2018
Autumn is considered the best time for hunting forest feathered game with a hunting dog. But at this time, again, there is an activation of ticks that carry dangerous diseases, including piroplasmosis.
For some reason, there is a widespread belief among hunters that it is only necessary to protect your four-legged friend from ticks in the spring, although according to statistics, it is in the autumn period that more dogs become infected and die.
Piroplasmosis is a non-infectious disease of dogs that causes the simplest organism Babesia canis and that occurs after the bite of ixod ticks, so infection from other animals is impossible. Continue reading
I will make a reservation that I am not a hunter, so the story I told will not tell about the trophies I got. This happened in the distant eighties, when a trip to harvest agricultural products was commonplace for employees of many Soviet enterprises. So it was this time. At the beginning of September, half of the male staff of the Department-young designers-went to the Ryazan region for two weeks to harvest root crops, or as we used to say: “interfere with the collective farmers in harvesting.” I was working at a defense company at the time, under the code name MMZ “Experience”. I will reveal a military secret that even in those days was known to the entire population living near the Baumanskaya metro station. Under the modest name “Experience” lurked a formidable company that develops aircraft of the TU brand. Continue reading
The opening of the hunt is a real holiday for true fans of this activity. I want it to be remembered for a long time, and not cause distress and disappointment. To do this, you need to follow certain rules for preparing for this event. It is clear that each hunter has its own traditions, so here are only generalized factors that affect the impressions that will remain with him after the discovery.
One of the factors that does not depend on the participants, but can thoroughly spoil the mood and leave behind a negative residue, irritation and spoiled mood is the postponement of the deadline or the establishment of temporary bans, which in principle is equivalent. These restrictions only penalize law-abiding hunters who will honestly wait for permission from the authorities. Poachers don’t care. They will definitely take the opportunity to “skim the cream” in the hunting grounds. Continue reading