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The Netherlands, a top exporter of mink, has killed more than 500,000 of the animals this month to stop the spread of disease.
Coronavirus is killing the Dutch mink industry
26 June 2020
A Dutch judge late on Thursday (June 4) postponed the planned cull of around 10,000 mink on farms in the Netherlands where coronavirus had been reported, after animal rights groups objected.
Coronavirus: Dutch postpone cull of thousands of minks amid animal rights objections
8 June 2020
With world’s attention on Covid-19, warnings that lack of measures to contain pandemic could lead to culling of record number of pigs.
'Unstoppable': African swine fever deaths to eclipse record 2019 toll
2 June 2020
After much delay, the Government has finally issued its response to the Sir Charles Godfray TB Policy Review.
Government finally concludes that badger culling is not the solution to lowering TB in cattle
6 March 2020
Vaccination and movement controls will be used instead to tackle bovine TB in England
Badger cull to be phased out and replaced with vaccinations
5 March 2020
The USPCA has come out strongly against a badger cull being introduced in Northern Ireland, as recommended by DAERA’s Advisory Group.
Badger cull is cruel, ineffective and unjustifiable
13 September 2019
The rock star has outlined a proposal to stop the killing programme and protect cattle from the disease
Queen star Brian May reveals plan to end badger cull and save cows from bovine TB
12 September 2019
Slovenia's government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals' growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals.
Bear and wolf populations to be culled in Slovenia after rise in attacks
12 June 2019
Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced
'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads
6 June 2019
The orchestrated killing of hippos in Zambia will begin in May, state officials said, over objections from a key animal rights group.
A long-disputed hippo cull will begin in May in Zambia, officials say
21 February 2019
The Lower Austria Provincial Government authorised in April the culling of 40 otters to reply to the requests of the Lower Austrian Fish Farmers Association and the Lower Austrian River Angling Association. Eurogroup for Animals’ member Vier Pfoten Austria is fighting against this unacceptable plan in collaboration with WWF Austria and other organisations.
Otter culling in Austria
10 May 2017