Contraceptive vaccine secured $250/dose
After a 16-day cull in Oak Bay, British Columbia, 11 deer were killed. The mayor whose town had allocated $90,000 to a deer management program, called it "a success." Opponents made arrangements
to secure a contraceptive vaccine (SprayVac).
"Many didn't think the vaccine was available-- it just took some perseverance," asid Kristy Kilpatrick, vice-president of the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society.
They report the cost of the vaccine will not exceed $250 per dose.
Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen said that he expected their city council to embrace the contraceptive project. Read more here.