2014 FOXBUSTERS Fox Tally and Data Summary

Foxes Shot 222 Data recorded on 180 foxes
Males (dog) 104 = 47%
Females (vixen) 76 = 34%
Sex Not Recorded 42 = 19%
Heaviest Fox 9.28kg
Lightest Fox 0.60kg
Average Weight (180 foxes weighed) 5.03
Healthy foxes recorded 145 =89%
Mangy foxes recorded 18 =11%
Young foxes 79 = 35.6%
Mature foxes 61 = 27.5%
Old foxes 24 = 10.8%
Ages not recorded 58 = 26.1%
Feral Cats 5
Foxes taken with rifles 193
Foxes taken with shotguns 29
Calibers used                                                                                                                 12ga, .17HMR .22rf, .222Rem,
.223Rem, 223Ackley, 22-250Rem, .243Win, .25-06Rem, .260Rem, ..270Win, .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, Caterpillars, Feedlot Mix, Algae, Centipedes, Canola Flowers, Gum Tree Borer.
Spotlight Shooting Stats
Kilometres Driven 1,154
Hectares Viewed 30,066
Foxes Seen 438
Foxes Shot 222 =50.7%
Number of Hunts 36 on 25 properties
Average Foxes per Hunt 6.16
Population Density
Highest Density Hectares per Fox 36.16 (.36km2)
Lowest Density Hectares per Fox 170 (1.7km2)
Average Hectares per Fox 68.64 (.69km2)

Guest Hunters/Observers 39

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