590X300 Livestock

Grazing animals can be targeted by thieves and should be treated like any other valuable, with crime prevention measures used where needed:

  • Regularly check the fields where animals are grazing.

  • Keep hedges, fences and gates in good repair - ditches form a natural barrier. Field gate hinges should be capped to prevent easy removal.

  • Use Eartags, horn brands, tattooing or paint marks to make animals more identifiable.

  • Photographs should be taken of particularly valuable animals.

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