Animals: Farmed Game

To Connecticut farmers' means of livelihood the Connecticut Board of Fisheries & Game last week added pheasants. It announced regulations for privately-owned pheasant-shooting preserves whose owners may lease shooting privileges to outsiders. The Board's purpose was "to test and demonstrate the claim that private shooting areas . . . are not harmful to the public interest and are beneficial to the majority of sportsmen by producing more game birds of which many will spread out from the intensively developed areas to restock surrounding covers." The regular pheasant season of one month will be...

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