Stop the senseless culling of badgers

Dear Sir, — The third year of the badger cull in Cheshire is almost upon us, with thousands more badgers set to be killed in what’s an extended zone this year, including the edges of Alsager, Congleton, Sandbach, Scholar Green and Crewe.
This slaughter is senseless, and it won’t stop bovine TB because there are many issues around biosecurity, herd movement and cattle management in the dairy industry that are not being addressed at all. It’s easier instead for the Government to blame badgers — for which there is no serious scientific evidence around spreading TB to cattle.

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