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).
  •  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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Martin Cox calls for Common Sense

URGENT :- THE FINAL END TO BADGER POLITICS Dear Jeremy Corbyn, Rachael Maskell, Angela Smith .. Lords Falconer, Krebs & Prescott, It seems to me that by serendipity, you are now in the unique unprecedented position of being able to bring about a long overdue final end to this 45 …

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Latest Badger Trust Updates November.

Monday 14th November 2016 Fox 31 Denver Buster the Boxer watches foxes, badger, squirrel and hedgehog bounce on trampoline in new …   Monday 14th November 2016 bovine TB investigation crosses province borders   Monday 14th November 2016 Medicine Hat News TB testing in area cattle could continue for …

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Announcement from the Welsh Government.

BTB Tuesday 18 October Cabinet Secretary announces regionalised approach to tackling bovine TB The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has outlined a new regionalised response to eliminate bovine TB in Wales as part of the Welsh Government’s refreshed bovine TB Eradication Programme. Under the refreshed programme, …

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Badger Trust Updates October

UPDATES   Your end of week update is now ready! Please find links to related articles in the regional and national press below.   Friday, 14th October 2016     North Devon Journal: North Devon badger cull protester Lorna Aucott has dead deer left on doorstep    Friday, 14th October 2016   …

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How YOU can Help Badgers in England.

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              Badger Cull              Despite the overwhelming result of a parliamentary debate, findings from an Independent Expert Panel and widespread opposition on scientific, humanitarian and practical grounds, the Government continues with its disastrous policy of badger culling in an attempt to eradicate bovine TB. We condemn the Government’s decision to roll out …

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Newest Member Attends Meeting.

Margaret, our newest member,attended our bi-monthly meeting on the 20th August. these are her observations : I have recently joined the Badger Watch and Rescue Dyfed group and had the pleasure of attending my first meeting on August 20th. It was so encouraging to meet up with people who are …

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Hold On ! haven’t we done this before ?

Govenment wants to cull Badgers

Badgers weren’t  the cause then, and not the cause now. 1961 BTB report that makes interesting reading.   Maff man final.doc    (8 pages long) THE ERADICATION OF BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS IN GREAT BRITAIN By W. D. MACRAE, M.R.C.V.S., D.V.S.M. (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) Reprinted by permission of the Publications …

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A Bad Time to be a Badger in England Now.


Badger Trust 30th August 2016 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Badger Trust condemns decision to extend disastrous badger cull to 7 new areas of England. The Badger Trust has condemned a decision by the government (announced officially today, 30th August, 2016) to expand badger culling to 7 new areas of the country (covering parts of Herefordshire, …

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