Badger cull costs and culled badger numbers
- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- Defra Freedom of Information/ Environmental Information releases
- First published:
- 6 May 2014
- Last updated:
- 9 September 2015, see all updates
- Applies to:
Badger cull costs and culled badger numbers during the original 6 weeks and during the extended period of the pilot badger culls.
Ref: RFI6456 PDF, 134KB, 5 pages
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Costs EIRs: cost of: cages; bait; gloves, masks and disinfectant; and ammunition used during the original 6 weeks of the pilot culls and during the extended period, as well as labour costs; who paid; information about Defra reimbursements. How many badgers were killed using cage trapping and shooting during the 6 week pilot cull and the extended period, and when the first badger was killed by each of those methods.
Published: 6 May 2014
Updated: 9 September 2015
- Response amended.
- First published.