Save Calderdale Council's Badgers from Culling

This is a national issue which will be of direct concern to the people of Calderdale Council when DEFRA "rolls out" its culling policy in 2014.


The object of the petition is to ensure that Calderdale Council's badger population is as safe as possible from slaughter and that the already available injectable badger vaccine against bTB is used in as many cases as possible.


We ask this because we believe the culling policy is inhumane (DEFRA's measurement of "humaneness" is to time the screams of wounded badgers), inefficient (previous culls showed an increase in bTB because of badger movement) and unscientific (the majority of scientific opinion hold that a cull will have "no meaningful result").


To preserve the integrity of this petition please only sign it if you live, work or study in the Calderdale Council area.


For details of badger petitions in other parts of England, please contact B-R-A-V-E http://www.b-r-a-v-e.co.uk


We, the undersigned, call on Calderdale Council to prohibit the culling of badgers on council-owned land and invest in vaccination programmes locally. We ask this because we believe culling to be inhumane, inefficient and unscientific.

Discussion

  • Anonymous Stop this inhumane slaughter now have some empathy for sentient beings

  • Susan Fairweather Vaccination & biosecurity will be effective in the long term - culling is cruel & ineffective.

  • tony Culling should not be a 21st century practice?

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    Susan Fairweather

    8 months ago POSTCODE: PL25 3EN
    COMMENTS: Vaccination & biosecurity will be effective in the long term - culling is cruel & ineffective.
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    Helen Taylor

    8 months ago POSTCODE: HX7 8HA
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    tony

    9 months ago POSTCODE: hx3 8rq
    COMMENTS: Culling should not be a 21st century practice?
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