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The badger cull is set to resume in days, with the scheme expected to be widened to Devon and Cornwall. The cull was extended to Dorset last summer after pilot schemes in Somerset and Gloucestershire. Defra ministers have declared the culls a success, but opponents maintain that the method of “free shooting” of badgers is ineffective and inhumane and will do little to reduce TB in cattle. See also: More badger culls planned this summer, says Defra minister The culls […]
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