Cull Hunting Safaris in South Africa
South Africa is the number one destination for cull hunting safaris in Africa. With the largest number of game farms and the largest number of plains game animals on the African continent, it is only logical that South Africa would provide the greatest opportunity for cull hunting. With over 20 million plains game animals, many of which expand their populations rapidly, cull hunting serves as a valuable resource for game management.
Cull hunting safaris in South Africa offer the opportunity for the hunter that is looking to shoot a lot of animals on a modest budget the perfect safari to experience Africa’s majesty while not draining the bank account too severely. Add to that the lack of dip and pack, shipping, customs broker and taxidermy expenses and a cull hunt in South Africa truly becomes a reachable hunting experience for most hunters.
Other hunters may just like pulling the trigger on a real target. Cull hunting safaris in South Africa provides this opportunity while helping the ranch owners maintain well-balanced healthy populations of plains game animals. Populations of some of these species increase at rates of up to 30% per year. If these explosive growth rates are not kept in check, the amount of game on a ranch can quickly over graze and over browse the food supply on a hunting concession. That can rapidly lead to malnutrition and disease among the herds. By balancing these game populations, cull hunts are an economically efficient way to accomplish these goals.
Long range sharpshooters may also want to participate in cull hunting. While providing a valuable service to the ranch owner, the long-range hunter can practice his skills of shooting from a distance. Best of all, all of these culled animals will be used in Africa’s food chain. Whether feeding the local populations, or being commercially processed for sale in South Africa’s grocery stores, it is assured that none of these animals will fail to be fully utilized.