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Ten questions about Public Safety and the Badger Cull

Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting has raised ten questions about public safety and the badger cull. Public Safety in the 2014 Badger Cull: Just how safe are the public when… 1. New Guidelines allow lone shooters to operate without safety lookouts? 2. New Guidelines allow lone shooters using Night Vision to ...read more →

WMN Letters: Let farmers control badgers

We are told by the anti-cull brigade that killing one badger will spread TB, yet slaughtering thousands of cattle will cure it. How can a dead badger spread the disease? I don’t know how these so… Source: www.westernmorningnews.co.uk The answer seems to be – control badgers.  What is the question? ...read more →

Fractious badger cull debate yields few answers

CHESHIRE farmer Phil Latham and Shropshire vet Den Leonard metaphorically entered the lion’s den as they tried to explain why badgers should be culled to control bovine TB (bTB) in front of a hostile audience at the Labour Party Conference. Source: www.farmersguardian.com There are no easy answers to the bovine ...read more →

RSPCA boss ‘sad’ at start of badger cull

A CHARITY boss has expressed his sadness at the reinstatement of badger culling. RSPCA head of public affairs David Bowles spoke out after it was ruled that badger culls will not be monitored. He… Source: www.uttoxeter-news.co.uk David Bowles – ‘He said: “It is astonishing to think this will not be ...read more →

Call for cull to be expanded in

A Westcountry farming leader has said the badger cull should be expanded beyond the current boundaries if bovine TB is to be effectively tackled in the countryside. Speaking as the first week of the… Source: www.westernmorningnews.co.uk