While the NGC is a valuable indicator of temporal trends in regional fox numbers (Battersby 2005), cull data may also contain information about the rate of replacement of culled
foxes by immigration at local scales.
In 2011 just one farmer in Ballintra, southern Donegal, had bTB in his herd as a result of which badgers were culled
in a 5km radius of his farm.
Earlier, hundreds of thousands of birds had been culled
in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya after bird flu was detected in November last year.
He estimated that 65% of the koala population -- about 20,000 -- would need to be culled
However, the reported prevalence of sick pigs on farms where pigs were culled
did not differ between the two groups (68.6% versus 72.9%, respectively, p = 0.50).
Badgers are being culled
to help tackle tuberculosis in cattle |
After the Western (http://au.ibtimes.com/topics/detail/389/australia/) Australia n government has declared that only large sharks will be culled
, the baited lines with large hooks seem to attract and catch smaller sharks.
In its ruling the ASA said: "We told the RSPCA not to use language that implied the whole badger population in the cull areas would be culled
in future advertising.
Last year 34,000 cattle were culled
as they were found to be infected with TB.
Mr Kendall praised BBC1's Countryfile for ensuring a factually balanced account was given but criticised the treatment of the issue on Newsnight, including the use of the phrase "mass slaughter", suggesting 100,000 animals could be culled
The councillors at the Forest of Dean District Council in Gloucestershire passed a motion against allowing badgers to be culled
on land it owns, manages or controls, and to urge other local landowners to prevent culling on their land.
How will proof be gathered that all the animals culled
were humanely killed rather than escaping underground to bleed to death or die of wound infection?
badgers will have postmortems and each cattle TB incident investigated.