Badger Action News
Despite widespread opposition from both scientists and the general public, the fourth year of the badger cull saw seven new licenses issued in August 2016. Ten areas were licensed for culling, with Herefordshire, Cornwall and Devon added to Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.
In order to effectively oppose the cull it is necessary to understand the organisations, individuals, motivations and politics driving the cull. See our report about what’s going on inside the cull zones.
- TB infections remain rampant in UK cattle despite intensive badger culling, SOMETHING MUST CHANGE!… https://t.co/T7utDBTMyT 2 days ago
- RT @Badgergate: The #badgercull is politically motivated by a powerful lobby group not driven by or based on scientific data or evi… https://t.co/Loysps26E1 2 days ago
- RT @Carlisle_x: #countryfile did not mention any of the SCIENTIFIC evidence against the badger cull @BBC #badgercull https://t.co/rg3xHHgsY4 2 days ago
- A fascinating interview with @domdyer70 (chief-exec Badger Trust) on the #badgercull https://t.co/NYQJbGVzkx 2 weeks ago
The Times reported in early November that more herds of cattle were being found with rampant levels of TB. A new test, pioneered by researchers at Nottingham University, has proven to be more accurate in detecting the disease. Results from these test showed that one farmer had 30 infected cows. However when the government’s standard […]
New bTB test expose flaws
Stormont agricultural officials insisted that there will not be a badger cull in Northern Ireland. Instead, the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said it was committed to tackling TB through vaccination. This statement comes after wildlife campaigners accused Stormont officials of planning to introduce a badger cull to Northern Ireland. In a statement, […]
Brian May signed guitars up for charity auction to help protect badgers