Sud Ouest reports that a minimum of 12,250 sangliers and a maximum of 18,200 can be killed. While for deer the number is a minimum of 16,600 and a maximum of 18,300.
Notice has also been given for the actual chasse period for the winter with the main season opening on 9 September and closing on 28 February 2019.
The reason given by the authorities for requiring such large numbers of animals to be killed is that they damage local crops and woodland.
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