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Badger cull 2013

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Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

Please could you provide information on the following:

Were any scientific experiments done to establish whether culling is an effective method for controlling bovine TB, and if so what were the results of these tests?
What was the stated aim of the badger cull conducted in the Autumn 2013 and what were the results?

Yours faithfully,

Dayne Salt

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Dayne Salt

Our ref: DWOE346466

12th May 2014

Dear Mr Salt,

Badger Cull

Thank you for your email of 6 April requesting information on the badger
cull. I have been asked to reply.

You will appreciate that the eradication of bovine TB, is the most
pressing animal health problem in the UK. The importance of the situation
for our cattle farmers, their families and their communities cannot be
overstated.

The task of managing bovine TB and bringing it under control is incredibly
difficult and complex. The Government is therefore strongly committed to
using all of the tools at its disposal and to continuing to develop new
ones as part of a package of measures to eradicate this devastating
disease. Enclosed is a briefing note setting out the key points relating
to Government policy and action in this area.

Yours sincerely

TB Communications Team
Defra

Enc: briefing note

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