Badger culling is to be extended in seven new areas of England this year, including Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
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A badger cub on a BBOWT reserve that spent much of its life entangled in plastic waste is believed to have died.
Today the Government announced that it will continue to issue licenses to kill badgers over the next four years. This will put 130,000 animals at risk of being shot.
Public urged to take part in Defra consultation as Wildlife Trusts make last ditch effort to stop the cull
Largest ever cull authorised this autumn, bringing the total shot to 35% of UK’s badger population.
Badger culling is set to begin in Oxfordshire next month resulting in the death of thousands of healthy badgers
A review of the government’s 25 Year Bovine TB (bTB) Strategy, led by Professor Sir Charles Godfray, has been published today. The review concludes that the main route of infection is…
The Government’s proposed extension of the badger cull to Oxfordshire and Berkshire could result in thousands of healthy badgers being killed, put more cattle at risk of contracting bovine TB by…
The Government is now considering applications for shooting badgers in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, although new evidence shows that many badgers in these areas do not have bovine TB.