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Bovine TB
Caught on camera: surveillance monitors badgers' visits to farms

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IMAGES of badgers visiting farm buildings and raiding food stores have been caught on camera as part of a project being run by the AHVLA in the south west of England.

Surveillance cameras have been installed on 75 farms in the ‘Farm Assessment Toolkit’ project, which aims to help farmers take steps to ‘badger-proof’ their farm buildings and reduce the risk of bovine TB spreading from wildlife to their herds. A separate project being undertaken by the South West TB Farm Advisory Service to research the best materials farmers can use to help keep badgers out of certain areas on their farms has also captured footage showing …

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