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Table 2 Average annual badger removal intensity, in the treatment areas, during the pre-study period and the study period, by year and county (removals per km2 per year)

From: Tuberculosis in cattle: the results of the four-area project

Year Cork Donegal Kilkenny Monaghan Total
The pre-study period      
Removal areas 0.02 0.01 0.17 0.14 0.09
Buffer areas 0.003 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.01
Reference areas 0.02 0.004 0.07 0.01 0.03
The study period      
Removal areas 0.48 0.26 0.33 0.29 0.33
Buffer areas 0.60 1.18 0.47 0.69 0.61
Reference areas 0.10 0.01 0.07 0.04 0.05