The cull could see badger populations decline by more than 70% and in some
areas none may survive.
Culling cannot be selective so many perfectly healthy badgers will be
slaughtered as ‘collateral damage’.
160,000+ recorded objections to a badger cull in England.
After 10 years work the Independent Scientific Group concluded in 2007 that
‘badger culling can make no meaningful contribution to cattle TB control in
Subsequent monitoring of cull areas indicated a very modest drop in cattle TB
levels averaging just 16% after nine and half years!
Defra‘s own wildlife advisory body, Natural England, who have to implement the
government proposals, have said that they have little confidence in them
delivering the predicted benefits.
But still the culls took place in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 when a total of 14,895 badgers
were slaughtered. 2017 may see more culls in more areas. We do need to stop this.
Will you help? For lots more information please go to 'Reach for the Sky's'
To give you an insight of the challenge our badgers are facing, maybe you would
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