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British cattle give TB to badgers, finds UC Davis expert
The controversial practice of killing wild badgers
to prevent tuberculosis in cattle is unlikely to s...ve battled for 30 years over the merits of culling badgers
to fight cattle tuberculosis, a disease which can occasionally be transmitted to people. Farming min...
How badger culling creates conditions for spread of bovine TB
...t 9,000 trapping records involving 1,859 different badgers
between 1990 and 2004. Each time a badger was trap...st when there was the least movement of individual badgers
between groups. There have been few experimental studies of the incidence of infectious disease i...