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Pilot badger cull data and results

Numbers of badgers killed and was the cull effective in controlling TB.


Response to EIRs request for information about pilot badger cull data and results

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Effectiveness of cull - EIRs data produced from the recent trial badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire, along with any analysis of the results, and conclusions. In particular, the number of badgers killed, and conclusions regarding whether the cull would prove effective in controlling bovine TB if extended to the rest of the country.

Published 11 December 2013