Summary of 2019 badger control operations

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-summary-of-badger-control-monitoring-during-2019/summary-of-2019-badger-control-operations Natural England Chief Scientist’s advice on the outcome of badger control operations 27th March 2020 Effectiveness of industry-led culling The outcome of this year’s operations indicates that industry-led badger control continues to deliver the level of effectiveness required by the policy to be confident of achieving disease control benefits: New areas licensed in 2019 …

BADGER CULL DEATH FIGURES RELEASED

From Cheshire Hunt Sabs In England - 34,717 badgers killed. While our attention is understandably concerned with a pandemic of a zoonotic disease sweeping through the world, the government have decided to sneak out into the public domain the mortality figures of another zoonotic disease, although these figures are not from the victims of the …

Forestry chief calls for the culling of rabbits, hares and other animals to protect Britain’s trees and encourages people to see ‘tree rat’ grey squirrels as vermin

Sir William Worsley, 63, said culling will help accelerate the rate of tree planting Chair of Forestry Commission called for grey squirrels to be renamed 'tree rats' It follows PM promising to treble tree planting in the UK over the next five years 14th March 2020 Rabbits, hares and other animals should be culled to …

Police raid shooting estate over probe in to cruelty

17th October 2019 SCOTLAND’s most prestigious shooting estate has been raided as part of a major animal cruelty investigation. The Scottish SPCA, backed by police, last week swooped on two properties on the £17.5 million Millden Estate in the Angus Glens, widely regarded as the “holy grail” of grouse moors. Investigators were looking into allegations …

Badger baiters guilty after BBC undercover investigation

3rd October 2019 Four men have been convicted of badger baiting following an undercover investigation by BBC Wales. Christian Latcham, 32, from Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Thomas Young, 26, from Newbridge, Caerphilly, Cyle Jones, 31 and Jamie Rush, 27, both from Brecon, Powys, were all found guilty at Cardiff Crown Court. They denied attempting to …

2019 BADGER CULL LICENCE DETAILS LEAKED. 64,400 TO BE TARGETED

DEFRA still haven’t released the details of the badger cull for this year, instead they have misled people into thinking that the badger culls aren’t going ahead with headlines that the culls have been stopped after Boris Johnsons vegan girlfriend asked him nicely to stopped. The truth is the badger culls are going ahead with …

Thousands of badgers likely suffered ‘immense pain’ in culls, vet claims

Professor Ranald Munro, a vet who served as Chair of an independent group appointment by the government to assess its trials, claims that the culls caused ‘huge suffering’ for badgers 9 SEP 2019 Thousands of badgers are likely to have suffered ‘immense pain’ in culls to control cattle TB, a former government adviser has warned. …