Badger being released from live trap©FLPA/Hugh Clark/Rex Shutterstock
A rollout of the badger cull in the fight against bovine TB could begin in up to three new counties as early as this summer.  Three applications to cull badgers in new areas have been submitted by groups of farmers and landowners to Natural England, Farmers Weekly can exclusively reveal. Licences have already been granted by Natural England to cull badgers in pilot culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire, as part of efforts to control TB. The third year of the […]
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