Germany: ‘Fox Week’ Killings Are Now Under Way – We have The data For Around the Last 20 Years – Please Read On …

A typical result from one hunt during ‘Fox Week’

The ‘Fox Week’ has now started in Germany – the indiscriminate killing of tens of thousands of beautiful foxes.

From a dedicated friend, we have now obtained German hunting figures and associated data over a number of years.

A series of general maps about Germany are provided in the following link:

The breakdown of German counties (Administrative divisions which should be used in direct conjunction with the statistics data tables) is shown on the following map:

The number of foxes killed per year per county:


A pdf graphic showing the numbers over the last approx. 20  years can be viewed by clicking on the following link:


Here are the statistics for the number of hunters per county:


‘Jagdscheininhaber’  = those with an active license
’LJV-Mitglieder’  = a member of the county hunters’s association.

A graphic showing the open and closed seasons for various game can be viewed via the following link:

Note  – Foxes are not included, because they do not enjoy protection from a closed season.

This table is valid on the national level, but counties may alter this for their own territory as they see fit.

Previous SAV posts relating to Germany ‘Fox Week’ :

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