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Badger Trust condemns continued culling as “Completely irrational’

UK’s leading naturalists and broadcasters Chris Packham and Steve Backshall agree. The Badger Trust has condemned the government’s decision to continue with the pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset as ‘completely irrational’. “These culls were sold to the public as an experiment to see if free-shooting badgers was humane and effective,” says the Badger Trust’s CEO, Dominic Dyer, “and on both counts they have comprehensively failed.” The government's Independent Expert Panel (IEP) and now the British Veterinary Association (BVA) have condemned free shooting as 'inhumane' .  There was a failure to achieve the ...