Defra hails the latest cull “a success” as the North Cornwall badger body count piles up

Posted By on 26th December 2017

26th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Nearly 600 badgers were killed in North Cornwall during the most recent cull licence period, according to figures released by Defra. The two cull…


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  1. This is just scape-goating. It should be evident to anyone with a grain of intelligence that keeping farm animals in intensive systems, where they are stressed and crammed in together, is a recipe for the transmission of disease. TB was rife in the human population when people lived in poverty – indeed, regrettably, it still is in parts of the world today and on the increase again in this country. Why blame a wild mammal for the lamentable failings of our own agricultural system?!

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