Among potential Conservative voters, six out of ten (62%) say that fox hunting should NOT be made legal again, with one in three (33%) saying it should, so says the Conservatives Against Fox Hunting quoting from an Ipos MORI polling published 5th October 2009.… Read More


About a year ago I met a man called Kim Stallwood. At the time I had no idea that Kim was internationally known as an advisor on animal rights. Kim has recently joined forces with Michael Foster MP and is running a petition “Back the Hunting Ban” which he will pass to Michael Foster for… Read More


“One of the problems associated with culling is that it changes the behaviour of the remaining badgers. With members of their own and neighbouring groups gone, badgers tend to travel further, increasing their contact with cattle both inside and outside the culling area. This undermines the benefits of culling, to such an extent that it… Read More


Conclusions/Significance Our findings show that the reductions in cattle TB incidence achieved by repeated badger culling were not sustained in the long term after culling ended and did not offset the financial costs of culling. These results, combined with evaluation of alternative culling methods, suggest that badger culling is unlikely to contribute effectively to the… Read More