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Badger copyright David J Slater

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Photograph of a Badger in Oak Woodland, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire


In 2012 these innocent animals were due to be culled because they carry the disease bovine tuberculosis, or bTb.

Of course, they rarely suffer because they live a healthy and stress free life, so their immune systems prevent symptoms occurring.

The disease is in the soil, so any animal with poor immunity through poor diet, stress or toxic overload, will succumb to the symptoms.  This is the description of domestic cows on intensive farms.  The cows cough and dribble the toxin back onto the soil, where other animals such as badgers come into contact.


Thankfully, most wild animals are healthy and although they carry the bacteria, it rarely infects them.



Badger copyright David J Slater

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