3 September 2013
A wildlife charity calling on the government to do more to stop Bovine TB spreading further into the North West – but without killing badgers. The disease, which can spread to cattle from badgers, is said to be costing the UK economy up to one hundred million pounds this year.
It’s prompted the government to trial a badger cull in the South West. But the Cheshire Wildlife Trust says there is a more humane way to deal with the problem.
Our correspondent Andy Bonner takes up the story:
ITV NEWS Charity calls for alternative to badger cull 03-09-2013