The sacrificial beast

David Helton
“Damn the accusations of cruelty, damn the conservation, damn the obvious insanity of the operation – you could kill every single badger and cows would still get TB.” David Helton, author and environmental journalist, gives us his take on the Government’s proposed badger cull. ... Read the full article »

Bovine TB

“Bovine TB is the most pressing animal health problem in the UK.” Owen Paterson, Oxford Farming Conference, January 2013 Bovine tuberculosis or bovine TB (bTB) is an infectious disease of cattle caused by Mycobacterium bovis, which can also infect a wide range of other mammals including humans. The threat to human beings from […] ... Read the full article »


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