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The management of wild deer in Scotland: Deer Working Group report

The final report of the Deer Working Group.

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The management of wild deer in Scotland: Deer Working Group report
Annex 8

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Annex 8

Comparison of cull returns and venison dealer returns for red deer 1973-2009
Year Cull returns for red deer Venison dealer returns for red deer Difference between cull returns and venison returns % difference of cull returns from venison returns
1973 24,273 24,782 -509 -2
1974 25,225 26,842 -1,617 -6
1975 28,674 29,138 -464 -1
1976 31,777 30,293 1,484 +4
1977 36,667 40,149 -3,482 -9
1978 35,447 39,694 -4,247 -12
1979 34,127 38,125 -3,998 -12
1980 31,165 35,085 -3,920 -13
1981 33,688 37,788 -4,100 -12
1982 35,445 38,131 -2,686 -8
1983 37,566 39,469 -1,903 -5
1984 32,609 31,329 1,280 +4
1985 34,790 35,572 -782 -2
1986 36,705 37,500 -795 -2
1987 37,619 35,784 1,835 +5
1988 41,184 39,784 1,400 +3
1989 45,324 46,409 -1,085 -2
1990 47,041 45,385 1,656 +4
1991 - - - -
1992 - - - -
1993 - - - -
1994 - - - -
1995 57,575 48,711 8,864 +15
1996 - - - -
1997 53,950 52,157 1,793 +3
1998 59,894 51,353 8,541 +14
1999 71,536 61,687 9,849 +14
2000 70,962 62,070 8,892 +13
2001 66,931 54,449 12,449 +19
2002 67,282 58,649 8,633 +13
2003 57,363 46,404 10,959 +19
2004 61,957 42,224 18,733 +30
2005 68,610 53,741 14,869 +22
2006 63,611 39,552 24,059 +38
2007 62,563 46,364 16,199 +26
2008 62,414 39,837 22,577 +36
2009 61,458 41,961 19,497 +32

Sources: RDC Annual Reports, 1973-89, in Callander & MacKenzie (1991); RDC Annual Reports 1990 and 1995; 1997-2009 in M. Daniels ‘Estimate of number of deer shot that do not go through game dealers’ (DCS, 2007) and ‘Scottish Venison: An Industry Review’ (2010).


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