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Badger culling: Defra gives details of gassing trials

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TRIALS are being conducted to investigate the efficacy of gassing badgers, although no animals are being used in the investigations, according to Defra's response to an information request.

The request followed a statement from Defra on Twitter on April 4, to the effect that ‘initial investigations into using gas as a potential culling method are taking place but this doesn't include testing on badgers’.

Defra handled the …

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