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English badger population numbers

English badger population size and bovine TB (bTB) incidence.

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Response to EIRs request for information about the size of the English badger population.

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Badgers - EIRs current population estimates for badgers in England; degree of confidence with which those estimates have been calculated; number of badgers known to be infected with bTB in 2014; and evidence that proves a causal link between culling policy and any reduction in bTB in cattle.

Published 17 June 2014