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APPLICATION FOR BADGER CULL IN BUCKS!

Buckinghamshire is on the list of applications for badger culling released on gov.uk on 7th February 2022.  We will release information when we have it however the proposed areas for the culling are kept secret.  The area with most cattle bTb outbreaks in Bucks at...

Bad news from Northern Ireland

Daera (Northern Ireland’s Defra) have a current consultation on future Bovine TB policy.  Their preferred badger policy reads “Wildlife intervention would be in the form of a non-selective badger cull using controlled shooting of free roaming badgers, as...

Cattle bTB Vaccination trials finally starting!

THe government have at last started vaccination trials in Hertfordshire.  Surprise, surprise, that after years of research they’ve chosen BCG again!  Also the trial will test the Diva skin test so that they can differentiate between bTB infected cattle and...

NFU blasts ‘political’ bovine TB consultation

Defra risks undermining eight years of hard work from farmers in the fight against bovine TB if it replaces badger culling with vaccination without the science to prove it works. That was the damning verdict delivered by NFU leaders during a press briefing on its...