United Kingdom: As well as cull, contraceptives lined up for badgers in battle against farm TB

Independent: The government is working on a contraceptive for badgers as it looks for new ways to reverse the rapid spread of bovine tuberculosis in cattle. A birth control pill or injection could play a key role in reducing the population of badgers which help spread the disease among cows, a government official said today. TB in cattle has soared over the past decade, resulting in the slaughter of 28,000 infected cows last year, and the government says Britain's growing badger population is largely responsible.......

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