By Press Association

Frequent testing of cattle can eradicate the disease without culling badgers but culling alone is ineffective, suggests new research based on a computer model

Frequent testing of cattle is a far more effective way of controlling bovine tuberculosis (TB) than culling badgers, research suggests.

A new computer simulation showed that vigilant cattle testing can eventually eradicate the disease whether or not badgers are culled.

Via: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/14/testing-cattle-better-than-culling-badgers-control-bovine-tb-study-suggests