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Jan 31st, 2019 at 2:58am
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Spent 3 nights at my mates lifestyle block. Shot the neighbors place and got 261 for the trip.
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Reply #1 - Jan 31st, 2019 at 5:41am
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Nice shooting. Plenty of long grass too.
  

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Reply #2 - Jan 31st, 2019 at 6:50am
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Christ! How big are these lifestyle blocks?
  
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Reply #3 - Jan 31st, 2019 at 6:59am
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ReelLuckyBouy wrote on Jan 31st, 2019 at 6:50am:
Christ! How big are these lifestyle blocks?

Not very big I would say the life style blocks have more rabbits on them than some of the big stations
  
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Reply #4 - Jan 31st, 2019 at 11:49pm
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Wouldnt think so but I know what you mean.
Back in the day the lifestyle-block owners were often the hardest to deal with re rabbit control, where-as for the station owners it was an annual necessity.
Good to hear that "Central"is still doin what it does best
(growing rabbits)
  
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Bos wrote on Jan 31st, 2019 at 11:49pm:
Wouldnt think so but I know what you mean.
Back in the day the lifestyle-block owners were often the hardest to deal with re rabbit control, where-as for the station owners it was an annual necessity.
Good to hear that "Central"is still doin what it does best
(growing rabbits)


The smaller the block the more diffucult it becomes to shoot the buggers. Theres always a neighbors house not far away..
  

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Reply #6 - Feb 1st, 2019 at 9:54pm
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Yip, and then there's those who just like to see them runnin around.
  
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Reply #7 - Feb 4th, 2019 at 11:26pm
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8 ha. this is the one that had the most. Really couldn't reload fast enough under spotlight.

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Reply #8 - Feb 5th, 2019 at 6:37am
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Yip the one with the house in the background.  Grin

Which calibre?
  

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Reply #9 - Feb 6th, 2019 at 2:54am
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The rabbits here on my farm on the hauraki plains are the most ive ever seen in 45 years.Shot 15 in ten days on one of my chickory paddocks (a record for around here) and theres still plenty more that are going to meet their end soon . Wink
  
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Reply #10 - Feb 6th, 2019 at 3:16am
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headcase on that block, 22.
Shot from the road up along the hillside and also away from the houses. Got them to leave outside lights on, to keep my bearings.

  

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Im told theres been another strain found in dead rabbits at Alex.  The same strain as was released illegally in Marlborough.

Might just be a whisper in the wind.
  

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Reply #12 - Feb 25th, 2019 at 6:56pm
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4 nights shot 9pm to midnight, 600 rabbits/hares McKenzie area. One on rifle one on light, there were thousands.  Probably 600 born in the week after we left. Cheesy
  
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How long ago was that?  Smiley
  

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Reply #14 - Feb 27th, 2019 at 10:44am
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headcase wrote on Feb 26th, 2019 at 2:09pm:
How long ago was that?  Smiley

10 days, 16 feb
  
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