Matt Ellis BASC head of science, experienced game and pigeon shooter. Steel can penetrate better than lead by cutting through feathers, rather than balling them up and dragging them in to the wound. We’ve found that lead can lose 30% of its energy this way. The powders and the quality of factory loads Read more…
Together we wish to see an end to both lead and single-use plastics in ammunition used by those taking all live quarry with shotguns within five years.
Shooting and rural organisations announce five-year transition away from lead shot and single-use plastics for live quarry shooting.
Environment minister welcomes new lead position.