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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 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: David Bowles – ‘He said: “It is astonishing to think this will not be 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:

Reader’s letter: How many culled badgers had TB?

ONCE again we are faced with a badger cull to (hopefully) curb TB in cattle. I ask the question of the Farmers’ Union and/or the Environment Department how many badges actually had TB after the last… Source: The one thing that the badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset don’t more →