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Abstract

In this study, the incidence of bovine tuberculosis in Gloucestershire, UK, during 2013 and 2014-2015 were compared. It was shown that the number of positive animals decreased in response to badger culling practiced in this area.

Author(s)
Blowey, R.; Gray, C.; Griffiths, J.; Rowe, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 8, pp 208
Abstract

In the UK, badgers (Meles meles) are a well-known reservoir of infection, and there has been lively debate about whether badger culling should play a role within the British Government's strategy to control and eventually eradicate tuberculosis (TB) in cattle. The key source of information on the...

Author(s)
Donnelly, C. A.; Bento, A. I.; Goodchild, A. V.; Downs, S. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 177, 16, pp 417