Tag Archives: Adam Quinney

Badgers beware

TOMORROW WILL mark the start of badger culling trials as the government attempts to control the spread of bovine TB.   The controversial trials were originally planned to start last year, but were delayed at the last minute because of “higher than expected” badger numbers in the two trial areas.   The environment department, DEFRA,…
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Stricter enforcement on animal welfare needed

THE EUROPEAN Parliament has called for current legislation on animal welfare to be better enforced.     MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the report – ‘an EU Strategy for the Protection and Welfare of Animals 2012–2015’ – in Strasbourg this week. The National Farmers Union (NFU) welcomed the vote, and supported plans for the…
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