Badger News

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  •  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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94% of Welsh Herds are BTB Free.

Prof.Glossop at Royal Welsh

Says Welsh Chief Vet at Royal Welsh Show. 22 July 2015 From the section Wales Prof Glossop said 94% of Welsh herds are free of TB Various measures against the spread of TB in cattle are starting to show results, according to the chief veterinary officer for Wales. But Prof …

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Welsh Chief Vet Speaks to BBC.

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Cattle TB still ‘single biggest problem’ – Wales chief vet 20 July 2016 Bovine TB is the “single biggest problem” facing animal health and welfare in a generation, Wales’s chief veterinary officer has said. After 11 years in the role, Prof Christianne Glossop told BBC Wales: “There hasn’t been a …

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Badger Trust Updates for July/August

Badger Trust 22nd July 2016 END OF MONTH UPDATES Your end of month update is now ready! Please find links to related articles in the regional and national press below, followed by news from our supporters. Saturday 16th July 2016  Daily Mail: Rochdale terrier left maimed after being attacked by a BADGER …

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Badger Trust More Links

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Badger Trust Updates Your end of week update is now ready! Please find links to related articles in the regional and national press below, followed by news from our supporters.   Saturday, 18th June 2016    BBC News: Oxfordshire sees rise in TB cattle slaughter cases   Saturday, 18th June 2016   …

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Badger Trust Latest links

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END OF WEEK UPDATES   Your end of week update is now ready! Please find links to related articles in the regional and national press below, followed by news from our supporters.   Sunday, 26th June 2016     The Times: Brock and Load – Badger cull licences being abused   …

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BBC Films Fox Cubs

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Herefordshire Hunt Filmed Abusing Fox Cubs. Footage has been passed to the BBC which appears to show fox cubs being put into the kennels of hunting hounds allegedly to train the dogs to kill. The video, filmed at the South Herefordshire Hunt kennels, then shows apparently lifeless bodies of two …

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New CEO for the R S P C A

Good or Bad for Wildlife Protection ? RSPCA to step back from launching prosecutions for hunting. New chief executive Jeremy Cooper has outraged animal welfare campaigners with policy of leaving prosecution decisions to the police and CPS. Furious anti-blood sport campaigners have demanded the resignation of Jeremy Cooper, The new …

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