2013 FOXBUSTERS Fox Tally and Data Summary

Foxes Shot 140     Data recorded on 72 foxes
Males (dog) 45 = 62.5%
Females (vixen) 22 = 30.5%
Sex Not Recorded 5 = 7%
Heaviest Fox 8.6kg
Lightest Fox 2.11kg
Average Weight (68 foxes weighed) 5.33
Healthy foxes 60 =83%
Mangy foxes 12 =17%
Young foxes 14 = 19%
Mature foxes 51 = 71%
Old foxes 3 = 5%
Ages not recorded 4 = 5%

Foxes taken with rifles 56
Foxes taken with shotguns 16
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, Grain,(canola & wheat) Grass, Lupins, Cow-Sheep & Lamb Manure, Catapillars
Spotlight Shooting Stats
Kilometres Driven 1,057
Hectares Viewed 34,431
Foxes Seen 272
Foxes Shot 140 =51.5%
Number of Hunts 34 on 23 properties
Average Foxes per Hunt 4.1
Population Density
Highest Density Hectares per Fox 32.7
Lowest Density Hectares per Fox 524
Average Hectares per Fox 126.5

Guest Hunters/Observers 17

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