Cheshire badgers to undergo £48k TB vaccine scheme

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in News

Badgers in parts of Cheshire are to be vaccinated in a bid to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis. Cheshire West and Chester Council will start a five year vaccination scheme on two areas of land around Northwich. The government has allowed badger culling in the county since 2017, but councillors have criticised the practice. […]

Defra and its ministers accused of “barefaced lies”

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in News

A campaign group of vets has accused Defra and its ministers of telling “barefaced lies” about the effectiveness of one of its badger culls. The claim is contained in a letter from the group to the chief vet. It asks her to ensure the department retracts “insupportable claims that its badger cull policy is working”. […]

The Cheshire badger cull

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Badger cull
The Cheshire badger cull

The news that a badger cull could happen here in Cheshire is devastating to us all and we feel we have to do whatever it takes to highlight the implications of this to the public who may be unaware of the real facts surrounding the needless slaughter of badgers. With this in mind we have […]

Badger Vaccine Shortage 2016

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in News

Statement from The Vaccination Team – 20/1/2016 Due to a global shortage of the BCG vaccine, DEFRA announced before Christmas that badger vaccination would be suspended until such time that the production and supply issues were rectified. This news is devastating to us as well as the landowners/farmers participating in the scheme. We have genuinely […]