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Cows infected with Bovine TB have been sent to slaughter from a farm in Cornwall. 14 of the 15 animals were calves just a few months old.
Devastated farmer Mark Oliver wants to see the culling of badgers widened. But others are calling on the government to think again. Kathy Wardle reports.
Stephen Gilbert, Lib Dem MP for St Austell & Newquay says the badger cull pilots "have not worked." The MP told ITV News the government needs to look again at badger and cattle vaccinations. He doesn't want to see cull licences extended to other counties.
Farmer Mark Oliver is calling on the government to extend the badger cull to other counties like Cornwall. It comes after fifteen of his cattle have been slaughtered after testing positive for Bovine TB.
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Fifteen cows infected with Bovine TB have been sent to slaughter from a farm in mid-Cornwall.