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Consultation May 20

In May 2020, the government launched a public consultation on proposals to manage the delivery of both badger vaccination and culling in counties in the Edge Areas (EA). Whilst this consultation was primarily about allowing culling adjacent to land where badgers have been vaccinated in these Edge Areas, it will also formulate policy which will also affect Devon and the

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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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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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