Retired gamekeeper claims gamekeepers are being pressurised to use poison bait to protect grouse stocks

8 January 2014

A retired gamekeeper from Angus claims that other gamekeepers are being put under pressure by their employers to use illegal poison to protect grouse stocks. Colin Gair, 66, made his claims after the recent discovery of the poisoned golden eagle ‘Fearnan’ on an Angus grouse moor. Mr Gair speculates that the poison may be being passed to gamekeepers by shoot managers. Full story¬†here.