With another round of badger culls about to start across most of the county, Dorset residents might find my Beginner’s Guide to the Government’s Badger Control Policy useful:-
1. Ignore scientific advice
2. Ignore the British Veterinary Association who oppose the cruelty of free-shooting
3. Kill thousands of badgers
4. When 3. has no measurable effect on TB in cattle, kill more badgers
5. Ignore scientific advice
Of course, there’s a bit more to it than that but in a nutshell that’s it.