‘Deer’ also contains membership information and offers, and news from BDS branches. Produced by Perdix Publishing on behalf of BDS it is published quarterly in October, January, April and July, and mailed direct to all BDS members.
BDS membership represents a large percentage of all the deer stalkers and managers in the UK. The magazine is mailed directly to our 6,000 members and read by more than 12,400 individuals including those involved with deer on both a professional and recreational basis.
Get a flavour of the Deer journal online with Digital Deer, an online magazine accessed via any device including PC, laptop or smartphone.
The flip-HTML publication is updated quarterly to match with Deer journal.
Digital Deer provides a snapshot of the Deer journal aimed at stimulating interest in deer, their ecology and management amongst a much wider public audience.
However, for the exclusive benefit of BDS members, the latest detailed research and technical features will still only be published in the full printed Deer journal.
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For advertisers ‘Deer’ provides unrivalled access to a dedicated readership interested in all aspects of the world of deer.
We are now in one of the peak periods for deer vehicle collisions not only in the UK but across the northern hemisphere. A combination of factors, not least this time of year is the rutting season for many of our deer species, makes this a particularly high-risk time, from now right through to December.
Rhian Tyne is a 19-year-old lady deer stalker and BDS youth ambassador. She has a determination and passion for deer management that is truly impressive and a love for the countryside that is infectious.
Find out more about her experiences in her story.
A new vision for deer management in Scotland that will place communities at the centre of efforts to manage deer on publicly owned land. has been unveiled by a partnership of eleven leading deer management stakeholders.