Saturday 24 February, 2024

Rural groups warn farmers to be 'vigilant' as lockdown sparks alarming rise in sheep rustling

Rural groups have warned farmers to be extra ‘vigilant’ following an alarming rise in large-scale sheep thefts during lockdown.

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Rural groups warn farmers to be 'vigilant' as lockdown sparks alarming rise in sheep rustling

Ms Davidson warned reports had sparked fears meat from stolen animals could be entering the food chain illegally through the black market, which undermined animal welfare standards and posed a ‘real threat'...

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