Culling badgers has had lit­tle ef­fect

Western Daily Press (Saturday) - - Wdp 2 / Opinion -

HOW re­fresh­ing it was to read a let­ter from Martin Han­cox (De­cem­ber 6) putting the facts in a ra­tio­nal, well-in­formed and log­i­cal way re­gard­ing deal­ing with bovine TB, rather than the repet­i­tive, self­opin­ion­ated, mis­lead­ing views of John Tuck, who will not ac­cept that cat­tle are the reser­voir of bovine

TB, and whether it is Thorn­bury, as he con­stantly keeps quot­ing, or else­where, it is short-term be­cause cat­tle will con­tinue to in­fect wildlife.

All the top ex­perts who worked with the cull pol­icy have now ad­mit­ted that culling badgers has lit­tle or neg­a­tive ef­fect with deal­ing with bovine TB.

Lid­dell-Grainger is like the

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