Why should badgers be culled?
- Rising infection rates of bTB in cattle in Britain may be correlated with lack of badger population control
- Badger culling in Ireland effective (Kao, 2012)
- Acoording to Defra (Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs):
- To protect public health
- To enhance animal welfare and health
- To meet European Union’s food safety regulations
- To decrease costs to farmers and taxpayers