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New perms at the end of the season

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As a lot of us are aware this year has seen a drop in numbers for the ferreter. So its sods law that i have picked up 2 new permissions today and yesterday just as we are coming to the end of the season. One is a 5 acre paddock with 3 good active warrens on it and the digging will be ok, it is also surrounded by land so further opportunities are very possible once i am noticed. The other is a plant nursery with a huge wooded bank that is like the london underground, this could be a very productive perm by this seasons standards but the digging will be most unfavourable.

I will work them hard into march(until it becomes unbearable) to show i am serious and leave a good impression and then lamp with the air rifle(nothing bigger is suitable) periodically to keep my foot in the door. 

Why couldn't this happen in october   

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you always get a load of phone calls from new permissions as the rabbits start breeding and folk see the young rabbits about and think they have loads of rabbits , i find its best to make a appearance and snare or trap if you cant ferret the burrows and lamp it at night  anything to get your foot in the door and fill the freezers with rabbits for the summer for the ferrets 

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Just be thankful that it has.. a chance to fill the freezer for the off season 

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Surprising how many farmers and landowners see you ferreting next to their land and ask you to do a bit for them.You soon pick up some permission.

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