Wales plans badger cull

October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/24/2008, p54
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The article announces the decision of the Welsh Assembly to go ahead with its planned limited cull of badgers as part of its bovine tuberculosis (TB) eradication programme. Elin Jones, assembly rural affairs minister, remained determined to ensure that Wales had healthy cattle and healthy wildlife and would announce more details of the cull early in 2009.


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