Plans by Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) to introduce an English style badger cull in efforts to control bovine TB in cattle, have been thrown out by the High Court in a judgement released on 25th October.
Figures reveal a further 24,000 badgers could be killed under licence in the remainder of this year.
Born Free staff and supporters joined colleagues and friends from animal welfare groups to lobby MPs in Westminster to bring an immediate end to badger culling.
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Born Free’s Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones, has co-authored a report which investigates and challenges the Government’s claims that it is phasing out badger culling.
More than 210,000 badgers killed to date in shameful and misguided efforts to control bovine TB in cattle.
Born Free’s supports campaign to end the sale of illegal poison products in the UK aimed at killing protected species.
Rescue & Care Officer Flo Blackbourn reports on Born Free’s support of wildlife rescue centres across the UK.