Farmer Attitudes

A Somerset farmer, Maurice Durbin, was interviewed by the BBC expressing his opinion that badgers were the cause of bTB infection in his cattle

Main attitudes from producers:

  • ~90% support badger culling
    • To protect cattle
    • To avoid costs from a potential bTB outbreak on farm
  •  National Farmers’ Union (NFU) supports badger cull to be effective in reducing bTB infection rates in cattle

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