2012 Foxbusters Fox Tally and Data Summary

Foxes Shot 234 Data recorded on 85 foxes
Males (dog) 40 = 47%
Females (vixen) 38 = 44%
Sex Not Recorded 7 = 9%
Heaviest Fox 8kg
Lightest Fox 1kg
Average Weight (66 foxes weighed) 5.36
Healthy foxes 67 =86%
Mangy foxes 11 =14%
Young foxes 54 = 48%
Mature foxes 14 = 16.5%
Old foxes 9 = 10.5%
Ages not recorded 8 = 10%
Foxes taken with rifles 55
Foxes taken with shotguns 30
Calibres used 12ga, .17HMR .22rf, .222Rem,.223Rem, 22-250Rem, .243Win,25-06Rem, .308Win
Stomach contents Cow-Sheep & Lamb Carrion, Black Beetles, Dung Beetles, Maggots, Rabbits, Rats, Mice, Frogs, Lizards, Birds, Figs, Grain, Grass, Lupins, Cow-Sheep & Lamb Manure

Spotlight Shooting Stats

Kilometres Driven 1,407
Hectares Viewed 31,320
Foxes Seen 446
Foxes Shot 228 =51%
Number of Hunts 40
Average Foxes per Hunt 5.7

Population Density

Highest Density Hectares per Fox 44.25
Lowest Density Hectares per Fox 342
Average Hectares per Fox 70.22
Guest Hunters/Observers 42

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