Received: 19 November 2018
Accepted: 24 June 2019
First Online: 9 July 2019
: Badgers were provided by the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) from the strategic culling programme conducted in bovine tuberculosis endemic regions by DAFM, under a National Parks and Wildlife Services license. No animals were killed specifically for the purposes of this study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.