New deer management report presents ‘mixed recommendations’

A ‘hardened’ approach is needed for deer population management in Scotland including high cull targets and more rural stalking jobs, a report published in January claims.  The report, published by Scottish Environment LINK, an alliance of organisations involved in land

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Badger cull to return in 2015

The badger cull could still be rolled out across the country – but not until next year, says Owen Paterson.

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Northern Ireland badger cull?

As new pilot cull areas are being considered in England, a badger sett population survey is being undertaken in Northern Ireland that could see selective culling begin in early 2014. Bert Houston, Northern Ireland’s chief veterinary officer, has revealed plans for a research programme into

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