UK Badger Cull Cost Taxpayers £3,350 Per Badger

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 14, 2014 9:31 AM

Each badger killed in last year’s cull to stop the spread of bovine TB cost taxpayers £3353, according to figures released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). The trial scheme cost just under £6.3 million to administer, but killed just 1,879 badgers across the west of England.