Landowners launch £330,000 badger vaccination scheme

Case, Philip
April 2015
Farmers Weekly;4/24/2015, Issue 1000, p1
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The article offers information on the launch of a scheme to vaccinate badgers against tuberculosis (TB) by landowners across four Cheshire, England farming estate including the Eaton Estate, Bolesworth Estate and Peckforton Estate. It mentions that Bovine TB is one of the Great Britain's major animal health problems. Also includes statement of Edwin Christmas, estate director at Eaton Estate.


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