Badger cull pilot areas named

Badger culling pilots given the go-ahead in parts of west Gloucestershire and west Somerset


The Government has revealed that badger cull pilots aimed at reducing the spread of bovine TB will take place in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset this year.


The six week trial is likely to start in August, and will take place in two areas – in part of Taunton Deane, Somerset and mainly around Tewkesbury and the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The exact locations are not being revealed for security reasons.


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