30 Sep '13, 12pm

Action against the badger cull continues #stopthecull

Despite mass public opposition the government began its pilot cull of badgers some weeks ago. Whilst this is very disappointing for those who fought so hard to stop it happening in the first place, they have certainly not thrown in the towel yet. Direct action Hunt saboteurs have been active in the cull zones interfering with the activities of the marksmen. Tactics include replacing peanuts, which are used to entice the badgers out of their sets, with badger repellant, as well a creating noise to ensure the badgers stay at home and general disruption in the cull zones to make the shooters job as difficult as possible. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson claimed two weeks ago that he was pleased with the progress the cull was making. However activists tell a different story, saying they have had a significant impact on the cull forcing a change to cage trapping, a much slow...

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