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Government report confirms badger vaccination is working and a year break will not result in any increase in TB in badgers

The Badger Trust has welcomed a report by the Animal & Plant Health Agency for the Welsh Government on the success of its badger vaccination project.

BADGER TRUST CONDEMNS CONTINUED CULLING AS 'COMPLETELY IRRATIONAL'

UK’s leading naturalists and broadcasters Chris Packham and Steve Backshall agree.

The Badger Trust has condemned the government’s decision to continue with the pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset as ‘completely irrational’.

“These culls were sold to the public as an experiment to see if free-shooting badgers was humane and effective,” says the Badger Trust’s CEO, Dominic Dyer, “and on both counts they have comprehensively failed.”

Improved Testing of Infected Cattle Can Beat bTB – Without Culling Badgers, Says New Research

Badger culling will potentially reduce the number of bTB infected cattle by just 12 out of 15,000, according to new research. But reducing the interval at which the cattle are tested for bTB by just one month could reduce the number of sick cattle by 193.

Badger Trust is committed to British farming, says chief executive Dominic Dyer | Western Daily Press

On 28th October we sent you an open letter addressed to Ian Liddell Grainger, MP in response to his Opinion Article on the badger cull policy published in the Western Daily Press on 25th October.

Badger Trust returns to the High Court to continue their ”justice for the badgers” battle

Yesterday, 9th October 2014, the legal team representing Badger Trust returned to the Royal Courts of Justice to put their case to the Court of Appeal over the lack of independent expert monitoring of the results of the continued culling of badgers currently taking place in Somerset and Gloucestershire.

Badger Trust legal challenge over monitoring of badger cull to be heard by Court of Appeal

The Badger Trust will take its legal challenge over the lack of independent monitoring of the badger culls currently being undertaken in Somerset and Gloucestershire to the Court of Appeal on Thursday 9 October.

New Website

The new Essex Badger Protection Group website is now online.

Contact Us:
 

  • Tel: 07341 944567
                   or
           07341 944568
     

  • eMail: info@ebpg.co.uk


Patron: Mike Dilger
(Natural History Presenter)

The Essex Badger Protection Group
is affiliated to The Badger Trust


Registered charity No. 1111440

Website by Souris Systems