BADGER VACCINE DEPLOYMENT PROJECT

The Badger Vaccine Deployment Project involves trapping and vaccinating badgers (using intra-muscular injection of BCG) in a 100km2 area near Stroud in Gloucestershire. The primary aims of vaccinating badgers in the Stroud area are to maintain Fera’s capability to vaccinate badgers, and to provide training for others who may wish to apply for a license
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Badger Baiters Targeted

As part of an ongoing operation “Operation Meles” the public are being asked to be on the alert for any suspicious behaviour they see at or near badger setts they may know about. Historically between now and the end of April is the time of the year when badger baiters are at their most active
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Specialists like Devon farmer **** **** can identify diseased setts, but often lack academic qualifications deemed necessary to do the job

Specialists like Devon farmer **** **** can identify diseased setts, but often lack academic qualifications deemed necessary to do the job – a great pity’. News item: Western Morning News [1]. SUCH RURAL MYTHS as this are increasingly prevalent. The reality, says the Badger Trust, is that it is virtually impossible even for highly qualified
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