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  • piene2 Dec 28, 9:37 a.m.

    "The hunter shot through an electric fence and we have no idea who he or she was, only a dead goat.piene2

    Sorry for your loss and especially for the violated feelings when a trespasser destroys property. I am familiar with this experience. Goats are valuable livestock. If it was in a pasture behind a fence you can rest assured it was not mistaken for a deer. This was hopefully a one-time occurence. Harass a game warden into investigating a crime like this if you have the patience it takes to wait for one to arrive.
    ripetomatoes"

    It is highly unlikely that any amount of investigation would succeed. There is a hunt club nearby and the people can not seem to keep to their own property.

  • ripetomatoes Dec 27, 4:39 p.m.

    The hunter shot through an electric fence and we have no idea who he or she was, only a dead goat.piene2

    Sorry for your loss and especially for the violated feelings when a trespasser destroys property. I am familiar with this experience. Goats are valuable livestock. If it was in a pasture behind a fence you can rest assured it was not mistaken for a deer. This was hopefully a one-time occurence. Harass a game warden into investigating a crime like this if you have the patience it takes to wait for one to arrive.

  • sayitoutloud Dec 27, 12:07 p.m.

    Some people (hunters or not) do only shoot for the kill. Someone shot a nice size buck on my mothers property just a few weeks ago. Left the body and cut off the antlers. Im all for killing for the meat, but dont kill just b/c you can, or b/c you want the antlers to prove you can shoot something.
    I DO hope they find the person that did this, and bring him/her to justice. That man fought for our country and was killed over something stupid.

  • kermit60 Dec 27, 10:30 a.m.

    superman; They assumed there was a confrontation because the guy didn't shoot himself.

  • piene2 Dec 27, 9:37 a.m.

    "Please tell me when hunting season is over so I can wash the word "Horse" off my horses and the word "Goat" off my goats. Two years ago one of those fine hunters mistook one of my goats for Bambi and shot it. piene2

    Was your livestock confined when the hunter shot it? That would be trespassing, which disqualifies this hunter as "fine". It would also be simple to have this hunter's license to hunt revoked.
    ripetomatoes"

    The hunter shot through an electric fence and we have no idea who he or she was, only a dead goat.

  • superman Dec 26, 5:28 p.m.

    Wonder how they "assumed" there was a confrontation with another peson? Certainly appears to be intentional. Could have been a different issue other than duck hunting.

  • It Starts Today Dec 26, 3:53 p.m.

    "One day I drove to a county trash container to deposit some trash and saw a dead male deer that someone had thrown in it and the only thing that was missing from the animal were the antlers. How is that for the sanctity of life."

    How do you know a hunter did this? It is highly possible that someone cleaned a deer off the road that had been hit by a vehicle and chose to keep the antlers.

  • Sanford_27330 Dec 26, 3:38 p.m.

    As I mentioned before, hunters generally dont get along with other hunters.. this being game lands who knows who could have been walking those woods carrying a shotgun.

  • ripetomatoes Dec 26, 1:40 p.m.

    Please tell me when hunting season is over so I can wash the word "Horse" off my horses and the word "Goat" off my goats. Two years ago one of those fine hunters mistook one of my goats for Bambi and shot it. piene2

    Was your livestock confined when the hunter shot it? That would be trespassing, which disqualifies this hunter as "fine". It would also be simple to have this hunter's license to hunt revoked.

  • piene2 Dec 26, 1:21 p.m.

    "Please, don't go out in the field during looney bird season.
    The original American"

    Please tell me when hunting season is over so I can wash the word "Horse" off my horses and the word "Goat" off my goats. Two years ago one of those fine hunters mistook one of my goats for Bambi and shot it.

  • The original American Dec 26, 12:34 p.m.

    What is wrong with that? Is lethal force not how we are now supposed to settle disputes? The "victim" simply did not shoot quickly enough. I think the National Rifle Association offers courses in quick draw procedures, perhaps the have something to offer shotgun and rifle users along those same lines.
    piene2

    Please, don't go out in the field during looney bird season.

  • airbornemonty Dec 26, 10:36 a.m.

    There are the people out there that will shoot at road signs, fence posts, tree branches, birds and domestic animals and probably a human if they think they can get away with it.

    To them the hunt, the shot and the kill is the satisfaction they seek and once they have killed, they loose all interest and leave the kill and disappear.

    One day I drove to a county trash container to deposit some trash and saw a dead male deer that someone had thrown in it and the only thing that was missing from the animal were the antlers. How is that for the sanctity of life.

  • WooHoo2You Dec 26, 10:20 a.m.

    So a duck hunter was killed with BUCKshot? That sounds legit....

  • Bob3425 Dec 26, 9:19 a.m.

    I hunt the Sandhills gamelands and never have had a problem with fellow hunter, to kill someone over ducks. I think there more to it than that.

  • kmanc4s Dec 26, 8:32 a.m.

    It sounds like a "turf" battle gone terribly wrong between who was going to hunt a particular spot on public game land.

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