Culling is taking place in Oxfordshire in 2020.

A Complete Tragedy’ - Badger Cull Expansion Threatens Vaccination Efforts

In this ByLineTimes article  Claire Hamlett speaks to exasperated vaccination volunteers after 64,000 more badgers are threatened with a cull. Our own lead vaccinator, Debbie White was one of those interviewed.

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Adventurer Backshall blasts badger massacre

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Advice for landowner's concerned about culling

This week OBG has heard from two landowners that have heard about the badger cull licence been issued in Oxfordshire.  These landowners are worried that the badgers on their land will be shot and killed.

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12 year old Iona Wilcox speaks up for Oxfordshire's badgers

Iona Wilcox on BBC South Today 26th Aug

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Media coverage of Oxfordshire Badger Cull

Oxfordshire Badger Group vaccination and anti-cull campaign was covered by That's TV Oxford on 14th August and by  BBC South Today evening news on 18th August. Watch our videos !

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Oxfordshire Badger Group press release

Target of 2223 badgers to be killed in Oxfordshire

 Despite the Government saying in March that culling would move to vaccination the badger cull is set to come to Oxfordshire on the 1st September.

 

Leaked information has shown that Natural England will be licensing 10 new badger culling areas including Oxfordshire. Oxfordshire Badger group, (OBG) are very saddened and disappointed to learn that there will be badgers culled under licence in Oxfordshire this autumn.

 

Julia Hammett, chair of Oxfordshire Badger Group said “We believe in the 100% safe, no kill alternative of vaccinating badgers against Bovine TB and will continue our positive work to protect wildlife. We offer this service at no cost to landowners and maintain complete confidentiality.

 

If the Government were to invest in our programme instead of investing millions of pounds in culling we could expand this service to more landowners who have expressed an interest in vaccinating badgers on their land.”

 

To learn more about our vaccination project see https://www.gofundme.com/f/oxfordshire-badger-group-vaccination-project

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