Stately home sisters at war over pheasant shooting at their 300-year-old Dorset ...

Sisters at war! Siblings do battle over pheasants 'killed and thrown on a bonfire' at their 300-year-old family estate where the eldest runs the shoots and the youngest is an animal rights activist Tacky MacGregor, 36, and her older sibling Rags Norton, 40, share Came Estate Ms MacGregor infuriated 'to find dozen pheasants killed and burned on bonfire'  Mother of four claims their killing is unethical as their meat is going to waste 

By Connor Boyd For Mailonline

Published: 02:08 GMT, 2 February 2019 | Updated: 02:35 GMT, 2 February 2019

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Two sisters have become embroiled in a bitter feud over the killing of pheasants at their shared English country home.

Tacky MacGregor, 36, and her older sibling Rags Norton, 40, both live on the Came Estate, near Dorchester in Dorset, which has been in their family since 1754.

Ms MacGregor claims her sister is allowing the unethical killing of pheasants on their property. The mother-of-four says their feud came to boiling point on New Year's Eve.

Tacky MacGregor, 36, is embroiled in a bitter feud with her sister of the killing of pheasants on their family estate

Tacky MacGregor, 36, is embroiled in a bitter feud with her sister of the killing of pheasants on their family estate

Ms MacGregor claims older sister Rags Norton (pictured), 40, assaulted her when she confronted her over the unethical killing of the birds

Ms MacGregor claims older sister Rags Norton (pictured), 40, assaulted her when she confronted her over the unethical killing of the birds

Ms MacGregor and her partner Michael Talbot claim they found a dozen pheasants on a bonfire near the stately home and described it as 'obscene'. 

She claims the shoot said all of its birds were going to have their usable meat removed - but that was not the case, she said.

'We were walking the dog and there was this really acid smell, like burning hair,' she told The Times.

Ms MacGregor has drafted in police and private security guards who have seized rifles and shotguns from the 1,500-acre

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