Bovine TB: farmers hit back at university's badger cull research

Experts at Bangor University are claiming that hundreds of farmers have illegally killed badgers, amid the ongoing controversy over attempts to control the spread of TB to cattle.

The experts believe that more than ten per cent of farmers have taken direct action -- despite the law. But that's a claim that's been dismissed by farm leaders, as Kevin Ashford explains.

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Illegal badger cull concerns

A report suggests that livestock farmers in Wales who illegally cull badger sets may be contributing to the spread of bovine TB. Researchers say around 10% of Wales' 14,000 livestock farmers had killed badgers in the 12 months preceding the study