Badger vaccination scheme underway

Badger vaccination scheme underway

Badger vaccination scheme underway

First published in News

THE government has launched a scheme to vaccinate badgers againt bovine tb in a bid to tackle the disease.

It is hoped that the vaccinations will stop the spread of TB from areas in the South West and West Midlands.

Funding of up to 50% will be offered to groups for the cost of the vaccinations.

The decision comes as the start date for the continued culling in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire draws nearer.

The aim is to create a zone to try and prevent the spread of the disease in ares of the country where infection is low. 

 

 

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8:18am Thu 4 Sep 14

awayswing says...

No doubt the vaccination scheme has started because of the unpopularity of the cull and the government are after votes for the General Election.
No doubt the vaccination scheme has started because of the unpopularity of the cull and the government are after votes for the General Election. awayswing
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