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Building trust on TB
  1. Trevor O. Jones
  1. Eaton Lodge, 10 Station Road, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6LQ
  1. e-mail: farmlab{at}

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STUDY of Rosie Woodroffe's résumé and the publications in her reference list (VR, March 8, 2014, vol 174, pp 254-255) may not equip veterinary surgeons to deal with all likely questions from rural audiences.

She states, ‘In south-west England, most farms contain one or two badger territories. Left to themselves, badgers seldom leave these territories, interacting mainly with members of their social group’, suggesting that badgers are not a major cause of bovine TB spread. …

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