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Badger culls have varying impacts on cattle TB

BBC News - Fri 11 Oct 19

The UK government policy sees cattle TB incidence fall in two badger cull areas but rise in a third.

Badger culling likely worse for bovine TB

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 9 Oct 19

A measure designed to reduce the spread of bovine tuberculosis in the UK might be having the opposite effect.

Badger behavior inside the cull zone

Phys.org - Wed 9 Oct 19

A study led by researchers at international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and Imperial College London has found that culling drives badgers to roam 61% further afield—helping ...

Badger culls risk increased spread of TB to cattle, study finds

BBC News - Tue 8 Oct 19

Culls drive badgers to roam further afield, allowing them to disperse TB over a larger area, research suggests.

Real time badger tracking shows culling could increase spread of TB

Newscientist - Tue 8 Oct 19

First study of individual badger movements in the UK finds that culling animals prompts others to range further afield, increasing the risk of spreading disease

Killing badgers can cut tuberculosis rates in cows by up to 66 per cent

Daily Mail - Fri 11 Oct 19

Experts led from the Animal and Plant Health Agency studied TB rates among cow herds in three UK regions where badgers were being culled - Dorset, Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Badger culling is probably counterproductive and actually helps spread tuberculosis

ZME Science - Wed 9 Oct 19

Vaccination can be much more effective and humane, the researchers suggest.

Worrisome badger behavior inside the cull zone

ScienceDaily - Wed 9 Oct 19

A new study has found that culling drives badgers to roam 61% further afield -- helping to explain why the practice, intended to reduce bovine TB transmission, can sometimes exacerbate the problem ...