Published Papers & Reports on the Badger Cull and Bovine TB
The Krebs Review
In November 1996, Professor John Krebs FRS began a scientific review on behalf of the Government into badgers and bovine TB.
All the Information on Krebs and RBCT
The Full Defra Scientific Investigation Report
A Science Base for a Sustainable Policy to Control TB in Cattle (This the the full RBCT paper)
Defra paper on Vaccinating Cattle
Options, frameworks and economic consideration for vaccinating cattle
Badger Vaccination Deployment Program
Gloucestershire vaccination strategies, implementation and program
Defra Measures to address bovine TB in badgers
What's the problem, Why is government intervention necessary
Possum Control in New Zealand
Details of the current policy used in New Zealand. A 53% reduction in TB was obtained by restricted cattle movements
The truth about 1080
Controversial possum control had wide reaching impacts on flora and fauna
Bow Group Report
Conservative Think tank the Bow Groups detailed report publishes urges ministers not to proceed with the slaughter.
Diva Report & Study by Whelan
Development of a DIVA Skin-Test for Bovine Tuberculosis from the Veterinary Research Laboratory.
Defra Pre Movement
Letter to Natural England
Badger Trust send letter before claim as cull costs spiral. Government called upon to now do the right thing and reconsider.
Bovine tuberculosis infection in wild mammals in the South-West region of England: A survey of prevalence and a semi-quantitative assessment of the relative risks to cattle
Research from Durham University
A widespread badger cull will not solve the problem of tuberculosis in cattle, according to new research by Durham University. But the study says that it may play a part in controlling infection levels in problem hotspots in the U
Research from Bangor University
Innovative techniques for estimating illegal activities in a human-wildlife-management conflict”, a paper written by a research team from Bangor University, the University of Kent and Kingston University, has revealed - for the first time - the estimated rate of illegal badger killing
Bovine Tb and Deer
ESTIMATING THE RISK OF CATTLE EXPOSURE TO TUBERCULOSIS POSED BY WILD DEER RELATIVE TO BADGERS IN ENGLAND<br>