The cull was extended to four new zones in Devon & Cornwall in 2016 and a further four zones in Devon were added in autumn 2017. If you live anywhere in or near to a red shaded area on the map below, your badgers were in the firing line this year. If you want to get involved, or have information that might be of use to us for the 2018 cull, please get in touch.
BADGER CULL ZONES 2017
KILL TARGETS 2017
New zones in 2017
Mid Devon: 563 km2. Cull company JRD Westcountry.
North Devon: 433km2. Cull company Tor Group Ltd.
North-west Devon: 206km2.
Mid Devon / West Somerset / Taunton Deane: The orange outline represents the old Somerset cull zone (2013 – 2016). The green and purple outlines are new zones being added this year.
Zones going into their second year of culling
North-west Devon and Cornwall: 431km2. Cull company WFWT Limited.
North-east Cornwall and Devon (two zones): 665km2 (combined). One of the cull companies is KNCRS Limited.
South Hams: 567km2. Cull company TCF Limited.