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Farmers and landowners are being asked to send carcasses of dead badgers found at the roadside to allow researchers to test the animals for evidence of tuberculosis (TB).  The Defra-funded survey aims to establish whether the counties next to those with a TB issue, known as “edge areas” also have TB – and if so, how prevalent the disease is. However, the research teams at the universities of Surrey, Nottingham and Liverpool insist that only badgers recently killed on roads […]
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