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Response to the 10 area limit Consultation

Since 2014, Devon Badger Group has been helping to protect badgers in Devon with a small but very committed and active membership which is steadily growing. We have a 24/7 helpline and receive calls and emails from people all over Devon with concerns on a wide range of issues such as sett disturbance, injured badgers, development concerns and the badger

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Response to the LRA consultation

Since 2014, Devon Badger Group has been helping to protect badgers in Devon with a small but very committed and active membership which is steadily growing. We have a 24/7 helpline and receive calls and emails from people all over Devon with concerns on a wide range of issues such as sett disturbance, injured badgers, development concerns and the badger cull.

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Stop the mass slaughter of badgers in Devon

Many people may not be aware that while we are enjoying the summer sunshine and school holidays Devon farmers and landowners are busy preparing to start culling thousands more badgers. This is the second year of culling in Devon. This year, the numbers will be much higher than the 2,871 killed last year, as four more large areas are likely

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Badger Cull in Devon 2016

It is with a heavy heart that we bring you this news, this years figures have been released, 2871 badges were killed and 4 wounded and ‘lost’ during the first year of culling in Devon. How many were killed inhumanely we can only guess at but given the difficulty of shooting low slung, free running animals at night, you can draw your own conclusions.

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