Balance sheet for Hessen: hunters kill approximately 84 000 wild boars

In the state of Hesse have been killed in the last hunting year, around 84,000 of wild pigs. The well of 23,000 animals more than in the season before. In addit

Balance sheet for Hessen: hunters kill approximately 84 000 wild boars

In the state of Hesse have been killed in the last hunting year, around 84,000 of wild pigs. The well of 23,000 animals more than in the season before. In addition, between the 1. February 2019 and 31. January 2020 according to the Ministry of the environment and 97,000 deer and 8200 piece of deer to the roadway. Hesse, hunter had delivered "an important contribution to wildlife management," said environment Minister Priska Hinz (Green) on Thursday in Wiesbaden.

According to the Ministry, there are currently so many deer, and deer like never before. "The more animals a habitat to share, the greater the risk of outbreak of diseases and the greater the damage in forest, field and hall are is. Therefore, wildlife management is of great importance,“ the Minister said.

in the opinion of the Hesse Federation for environment and nature conservation Germany (BUND) provides the hunt, moreover, the meat of animals from the Region who grew up without drugs and in industrial animal husbandry. "With wild meat, therefore, is a good choice and helps the trees in front of the door-to-door to grow up," said Deputy managing Director Thomas Norgall.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 17:19

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