Michelle O'Neill (centre) visits a badger trap and vaccinate or remove trial site in 2014.Michelle O'Neill (centre) visits a badger trap and vaccinate or remove trial site in 2014.
The second year of a selective badger cull project aimed at combating bovine TB in Northern Ireland is under way. Northern Irish farm minister Michelle O’Neill has announced that year two of the test and vaccinate or remove (TVR) Wildlife Intervention Research Project has started in a 100sq km area around Banbridge, County Down. Year one of the five-year £5m project was completed in September 2014 during which there were 630 “badger capture events” in the TVR area. See also: […]
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