A badger sits in grass© Terry Whittaker/FLPA/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
Farm leaders and conservationists have clashed over a government decision to cull more badgers in a bid to combat bovine tuberculosis in cattle. Eleven new badger control licences were announced on Monday (11 September) – including new culls in the counties of Wiltshire and Cheshire. They come on top of 10 existing culls which will continue in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Herefordshire, Somerset and Gloucestershire. See also: Photos: How to badger-proof your farm The NFU welcomed the new culls – announced […]
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