Badgers being vaccinated© FLPA/Hugh Clark/Rex Shutterstock
A voluntary badger vaccination programme on Shropshire farms saw 41 badgers vaccinated against TB this summer. Specially trained and licensed volunteers from the Shropshire Badger Group said 41 badgers were trapped and vaccinated with the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine. Group leader Jim Ashley explained the work involved volunteers braving steep hillsides, unsociable hours, and weather ranging from blistering sunshine to torrential downpours.  See also: Sussex badger vaccination project ‘progressing well’ The project began in late 2014, with only a handful […]
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