Badger in cage © FLPA/John Hawkins/REX/Shutterstock© FLPA/John Hawkins/REX/Shutterstock
Vets in Northern Ireland are to start testing badgers in two bovine TB hotspots as a possible prelude to a cull of infected wildlife. The announcement is contained as part of a package of measures designed to tackle the disease, following what is described by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Daera) as a “sharp increase” in incidence rates over the past year. See also: Labour questions science behind badger cull extension Official statistics show the number of […]
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