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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 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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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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