Library of cull-related research and documentation

Below are a selection of publicly available documents you may like to download, including published papers and official documentation relating to the cull. Please let us know if you know of any other documentation available we could add!

Bindmans LLP (2011). Pre-protocol letter to the Welsh Assembly Government.

Bourne et al (2007). Bovine TB: The Scientific Evidence. Final Report of the Independent Scientific Group on Cattle TB.

Carter et al (2007) Culling-induced social perturbation in Eurasian badgers Meles meles and the management of TB in cattle: an analysis of a critical problem in applied ecology. Download document here (303 Kb)

DEFRA (2007) Options for vaccinating cattle against bovine tuberculosis. Download document here (590Kb)

Donnelly et al (2005) Positive and negative effects of widespread badger culling on tuberculosis in cattle. This document is only available to download at a cost, however it is worth reading.

Etherington, TR and Wilson, GJ (2009). An assessment of relative landscape isolation for badgers (Meles meles) within Wales. Central Science Laboratory. Download document here (878Kb)

Jenkins et al (2008- in press version) The effects of annual widespread badger culls on cattle tuberculosis following the cessation of culling. Download document here (688 Kb)

Jenkins et al (2010) The Duration of the Effects of Repeated Widespread Badger Culling on Cattle Tuberculosis Following the Cessation of Culling. Download document here (279 Kb)

King (2007) Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle and Badgers. Download document here (103 Kb)

King (2007) Independent evidence backs call for badger cull (81 KB)

Royal Courts of Justice (2010). Judgement document from the judicial review of the badger cull (brought by the Badger Trust

Tuyttens et al (2000) Spatial perturbation caused by a badger (Meles meles) culling operation: implications for the function of territoriality and the control of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis). Journal of Animal Ecology 69, pp 815-828 Download document here (1Mb)

Veterinary Laboratories Agency (2007) Survey of Mycobacterium bovis infection in badgers found dead in Wales. Download document here (818Kb)

Veterinary Laboratories Agency (2010) Incidents of confirmed M. bovis infection in domestic and companion animals and wild deer in GB since 1997. Download data here (15Kb)

Welsh Assembly Govermnent (2009) Potential Ecological Consequences of a badger removal operation (BRO) in the 'Intensive Action Pilot Area' (IAPA), South-west Wales. Download document here (84 KB - Word version of document as PDF was too large)

Welsh Assembly Government (2009) Analysis of Responses to the Consultation on the Tuberculosis Eradication (Wales) Order 2009 under the Animal Health Act 1981. Download document here (247Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2010) Summary of Responses to Consultation on the Tuberculosis Eradication (Wales) Order 2009 under the Animal Health Act 1981. Download document here (247Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2010) Bovine TB Eradication Programme: Consultation on Badger Control in the Intensive Action Area. Download document here (381Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2011). Explanatory Memorandum to the Badger (Control Area) (Wales) Order 2011. Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer. Download document here (628Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2011). Intensive Action Area- Estimated Impact of Proactive Culling. Download document here (48.2Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2011). IAA Statistics and Epidemiological Information. Download document here (239 Kb)

Welsh Assembly Government (2011) No Quick Fix for Bovine TB. Written Statement by Elin Jones. Download document here (161Kb)

Welsh Statutory Instruments (2009). The Tuberculosis Eradication (Wales) Order 2009. Download document here (30.9 Kb)

Welsh Wildlife Summer 2009 Killing Time  Download image here (533 KB)

Welsh Wildlife Summer 2009 Killing Time Download image here (533 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife Trusts Wales (2010) Killing Time Welsh Wildlife Spring 2010 Download image here (340 KB)

Wildlife Trusts Wales (2010) Killing Time Welsh Wildlife Spring 2010 Download image here (340 KB)

Woodroffe et al (2005) Effects of culling on badger Meles meles spatial organization: implications for the control of bovine tuberculosis.

Woodroffe et al (2006) Culling and cattle controls influence tuberculosis risk for badgers.Download document here (470 Kb)

Woodroffe et al (2008) Effects of culling on badger abundance: implications for tuberculosis control. Download document here (231 Kb)

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