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22 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

46 pregnant ewes stolen from Welsh farm
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22 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

Dozens of pregnant Welsh mule ewes have been stolen from a farm in north Powys. Dyfed-Powys Police are appealing for more information after 46 ewes...

46 pregnant ewes stolen from Welsh farm

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21 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Farmers have backed the launch of a public consultation on livestock worrying which works to provide protection against the crime. At the Scottish ...

Scots farmers back calls for tougher sentencing on livestock worrying

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21 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Farmers must be prepared to dedicate time and resource to health and safety standards to avoid falling foul of government inspections, an agricultural...

Farmers cannot afford to pay 'lip service' to health and safety, warns expert

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21 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Police are appealing for witnesses after a gunman shot a sheep in the face, leaving the vet with no other option but to put it down. The sheep was ...

Sheep put down after face shot by gunman

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20 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

A suspected livestock worrying incident in Cumbria has cost a farmer thousands of pounds and left up to 70 sheep dead. The incident happened on Feb...

Suspected livestock worrying incident leaves 70 sheep dead

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19 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

Two farming brothers have been sentenced after officers found 58 cattle carcasses in various states of decay in sheds and on fields. A sentencing h...

'Truly shocking': Two brothers sentenced after 58 cattle left to decay

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19 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

A farmer has criticised 'irresponsible' dog owners after dozens of her sheep were 'ripped to shreds' by two dogs. Two Hungarian Visla dogs attacked...

Farmer slams 'irresponsible' dog owners after sheep 'ripped to shreds'

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19 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A farmer who left dead sheep, lambs and calves on his farmland to rot for as long as three months has been ordered to pay over £11,300. Richard Hob...

Farmer ordered to pay £11k after leaving livestock to rot for months

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19 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

The body of a man discovered in a river in Hertfordshire has now been formally identified as the farmer who has been missing for over 8 months. Wil...

Body found in Hertfordshire river identified as missing farmer

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18 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

Three separate incidents of livestock rustling in Herefordshire this year has led the police to issue out a warning to farmers. Three incidents of ...

Police issue warning to Herefordshire farmers after rise in sheep thefts

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18 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A man has been left with burns and smoke inhalation after a fire tore through a farm in Moray, Scotland. Firefighters arrived at Rhynagarrie Farm n...

Man left with burns after fire rips through farm

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15 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Meat,News

A video posted online shows a dramatic clash between vegan activists trespassing on a farm and a farmer who fired two blasts from his shotgun. The ...

Australian farmer fires shotgun after vegan activists refuse to leave farm

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15 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Police are appealing to the public for help in finding a wanted man who they believe is working at a dairy farm. Kieran Smith, 27, failed to attend...

Police search wanted man who may be working on dairy farm

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15 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Emergency services were called to a farm in Suffolk after a 79-year-old man died in a silo incident. The man fell down into a silo on a farm at Ris...

79-year-old man dies after falling down silo on Suffolk farm

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14 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Pigs

A form of animal rights activism which is 'darker' and 'more insidious' is a 'serious concern' for pig producers, a leading industry figure has said. ...

'This darker form of animal rights activism is a serious concern'

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14 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

The owner of a black Labrador that savaged a sheep in Sussex has made herself known to police and will compensate the farmer. Police released a dis...

Owner of dog that killed sheep agrees to compensate farmer

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14 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

Three farmers have helped replace a teenage boy's flock of sheep after livestock rustlers stole them last month. Fifteen year old Jack Sinott had 2...

Three farmers donate sheep to teenage boy who had flock stolen

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14 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

The body of a man has been found in a river close to where a search was carried out for a farmer who has been missing for nine months. William 'Bil...

Police find body after hunt for missing farmer

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13 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Property News

Farmers have been told to take immediate action on asbestos within their premises or risk being fined, following a recent crackdown on poor health and...

Farmers told to take action on asbestos within premises

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11 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Agricultural contractors have been fined thousands after a worker fell through a farm building roof, suffering from a fractured vertebrae. Carlisle...

Agricultural contractors fined after worker fell through farm roof

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11 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Finance,News,Rural Life

Northern Irish farmers have reached their ambitious target of raising £200,000 for an air ambulance charity. The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has sm...

Farmers raise £200,000 for air ambulance charity

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11 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Education,News,Rural Life

A week-long campaign which aims to highlight the importance of mental health for those who work in the farming industry has been launched. Poor men...

Campaign to highlight importance of farmers' mental health

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11 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

A Dorset farmer has been ordered to pay out nearly £4,000 after he was found guilty of illegally moving cattle and falsifying records. Shaftesbury ...

Farmer ordered to pay nearly £4k for illegal cattle movements

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11 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murdering a Polish farm worker at a Dorset farm. On 28 September, Dorset Police received a report that Poli...

Man charged with murdering Polish farm worker at Dorset farm

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8 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

The theft of more than 140 sheep, including some from a 15-year-old boy, is said to have been an 'organised' theft, according to the police. The in...

Rustlers steal more than 140 sheep including 22 from teenage boy

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