VIDEO: Farmers at the Royal Show angered by expected badger cull decision

Livestock farmers at the Royal Show have reacted angrily to the news that DEFRA is expected to reject calls for a badger cull.

Speaking to Farmers Weekly, farmers at the show’s stock lines said they were “disappointed” Hilary Benn had taken the decision to ignore scientific evidence regarding a cull.

One Lincolnshire beef farmer said farmers had been “left without a hand in their own destiny”, and was worried how businesses would survive.

You can see more responses from farmers at the Royal Show in our exclusive video: