Badger culling only has 'modest effect' in stopping spread of bovine TB | ITV News

Published on 13 Nov 2018, 22:49
The culling of badgers hasn't been effective in halting the spread of tuberculosis in cattle, a report has suggested, throwing the theory of badger culling into question.

An independent review, commissioned by the government into its strategy for tackling bovine TB, found culling showed a "real effect but a modest effect".

Farmers have been told to do more to stop cow to cow contamination instead.

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