Badger News

badger-front-viewRegular updates and news items on all things Badger related.

  •  IMPORTANT   Welsh Government are running a ‘Found Dead Survey’
  • Starting  February 2015 – until-  April 2017   Contact:    APHA (Animal & Plant Health Wales).
  • tel.no.  0300-303-8268.   A representative from APHA  will come and collect the Dead Badger for Autopsy to determine whether or not BTB is present.

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Terrierman Found Guilty

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Terrierman found guilty of blocking up badger sett 10 February 2015 Appearing before Scarborough Magistrates’ Court this afternoon Lee Martin, Terrierman for the Middleton Hunt was found guilty of blocking up a badger sett in current use, contrary to Section 3 of the Protection of Badgers Act 1992. At the …

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Badger Snared in Fishguard.

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Badger Snared in Fishguard. Closer to home, Fishguard to be exact, while out walking with my 2 Labradors, Along the top of the Gwaun Valley,I came across a Dead Badger in a Snare, He was a young boar and had the snare around his rear about his waist, he had …

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Black And White Badger Politics

Dear Prime Minister and Chief Scientists Drs I. Boyd and M. Wolpert,   Afraid any further badger culls/vaccination is NOT the “Right thing to do”; this “most unpopular and difficult issue of your premiership “(Farmers Weekly 20th Feb.) has arisen because your “Scientific” advisors have got it wrong ! Hence, …

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Local Badger Group Members to Receive Award at

Press Release Badger Watch and Rescue Dyfed                         14th Oct 2011. Local Badger Group Members to Receive Award at House of Lords   Michael Sharratt, Vice Chairman, and Gordon Lumby , Secretary of Badger Watch and Rescue Dyfed have been selected to receive  an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Award …

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news alert 26th – 30th September 2011

Please note that some of these Alerts offer the opportunity for comments to be added to the discussion boards and it is hoped that recipients of this e-mail will add their views.  It is an ideal opportunity to take advantage of widely read free publicity and explain the anti-cull arguments …

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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 …

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Badger Protection

To help try and protect the badger against digging and baiting, various laws have been passed.
What You Can Do About Diggers
As far back as 1835 badger baiting was banned. Anyone seeing someone with spades and dogs, who wishes to help, should either call the RSPCA

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Badger News

“Ignore Science, Kill the Badgers Culls don’t work. The Welsh Assembly is poised to surrender again to the prejudice of farmers. The line is ‘Ignore the science, slaughter the animals.’  What are the facts for and against a cull of badgers to reduce TB in cattle? There has been no …

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