A scientific critique of UK government plans to shoot badgers – which harbour tuberculosis – to attempt to reduce its incidence within British cattle herds.
Contribution to a Vet Times debate over badger culling. The Presidents of the BVA and BCVA published an opposing viewpoint in the same edition.
Vet Times columnist Manda Scott sparked off a heated debate amongst veterinarians lasting several months with a 1,000 word self-proclaimed “rant” in favour of hunting (Vet Times, 28th Mar. 2005, p.8). The fact that such a debate could even occur is a damning indictment of the ethics of many veterinarians. Here is one of my contributions.