Badger Cull Debate

A protest is being organised by Nottingham animal rights activists against the proposed badger cull. Farmers and campaigners say it'll tackle disease in cattle - those against say it's unscientific and unethical.

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ONLINE POLL: Do you agree with a culling of Badgers?

Badger cull debate Credit: PA

Are you for or against the culling of Badgers? The government and farmers say shooting the animals will help to tackle rising TB rates in cattle.

Campaigners say the culls are unethical and unscientific. Trial culls are taking place in Somerset and Gloucestershire and results could determine whether badgers are shot here in the Midlands. Take part in our poll here.

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