Roebuck hunting in Austria
Scientific name: Capreolus capreolus
The stock of roebucks is extremely healthy in Austria. The habitat is all over into the different vegetation levels up to a altitudes of 2.000 m. Roe deer are very adaptable but very selective in choosing food and the take 8 – 11 times food per day. Roe deer are mostly active at dusk but on cloudy days or after rain you can see them during day as well very easily. They change colour from summer into winter from redbrown into grey.
May 1. – October 15.
Middle July – middle August
We hunt on roebuck by stalking or observing from high seat. During rut season we imitate the voice of a doe.
For hunting roebuck we recommend:
- 223 Rem.
- 243 Win.
The authority allows the shooting in three classes:
- Young bucks: until 1 year
- Older bucks: up from 1 year and older
Invoicing: HuntAustria charge roe buck after trophy weight