I am amazed that she has not been called before professional bodies overseeing veterinary practice and equally surprised that leading scientific academics in Wales have so far kept quiet.It is a pity that the newly appointed Scientific Adviser for Wales will not be in post until May.I hope that one of his first tasks will be to call in this barbaric, callous and contemptible scheme and reduce the disgrace that it has already brought to Wales. Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly.We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention.
It also goes against scientific evidence that shows a badger cull to be uneconomic and with limited benefits, if any.
A CYCLIST had a close shave with a badger on the path by Thamesdown Drive this week.
The badger rushed out of the undergrowth and attacked the cyclist.
They trained the dogs for fighting before using them for badger baiting, the illegal blood sport in which dogs are pitched against badgers dug from their setts.
The pair were convicted after a 10-day trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court following an investigation by the Scottish SPCA.