After discussing the issue at a meeting in Whitehall with BASC, Defra Minister Lord Rooker said that the GB poultry register should only be used for the purpose of fighting disease.
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed Defra's decision to allow landowners to decide the priorities for the management of wild boar populations.
TV chef Mike Robinson will be cooking a stunning gourmet meal for the BASC centenary ball on Saturday 14th June.
One of Britain's most exclusive malt whisky brands has agreed to continue its sponsorship of BASC's Game's On campaign.
A record number of gundogs will be competing in the gamekeepers' ring at Crufts on Friday 07 March 2008 at the Birmingham NEC.
Conservationists have recognised the vital role shooters play in managing wetlands at a special workshop held on World Wetlands Day.
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has called for an urgent meeting with Defra to discuss proposals about sharing confidential information from the GB Poultry Register with other government departments.
The number of young people taking up shooting sports through the British Association for Shooting and Conservation's Young Shots scheme has risen by 20 percent in the last year alone.
The qualifying rounds of the BASC gamekeepers' national clay shoot will take place at locations across the UK in March.