Sheep theft

Man fined £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep

Man fined £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep

A 26-year-old man from Herefordshire has been ordered to pay £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep from four locations between...

March 9, 2022

Appeal for info launched as up to 45 sheep stolen from Cheshire field

Appeal for info launched as up to 45 sheep stolen from Cheshire field

Police in Cheshire have appealed for information relating to the theft up to 45 sheep from a field in Northwich,...

August 16, 2021

Appeal for info after thieves steal 31 breeding ewes from Powys farm

Appeal for info after thieves steal 31 breeding ewes from Powys farm

An appeal for information has been issued by police in Dyfed-Powys after 31 Mule cross Texel breeding ewes, which are thought...

January 25, 2021

50 Texel Cross sheep stolen in North Yorkshire

50 Texel Cross sheep stolen in North Yorkshire

Livestock thieves have stolen 50 white-faced Texel Cross sheep from farmland in the North Yorkshire area, according to North Yorkshire...

October 29, 2020

43 Scottish Blackface hoggets stolen in Derry

43 Scottish Blackface hoggets stolen in Derry

A sheep farmer in Co. Derry has had 43 of his flock of Blackface hoggets stolen in an overnight raid....

October 15, 2020

Over 100 lambs stolen from a farm in Cumbria

Over 100 lambs stolen from a farm in Cumbria

A farmer in Cumbria has seen over 100 lambs stolen from his farm in the latest incident of livestock theft...

September 16, 2020

Investigations ongoing following theft of ewe lambs

Investigations ongoing following theft of ewe lambs

Investigations are ongoing following the theft of 15 ewe lambs, as well as a galvanised gate from a farm in...

March 25, 2020

9 lambs killed in latest spate of UK lamb butchering

9 lambs killed in latest spate of UK lamb butchering

The latest incident of illegal sheep butchery is being investigated by police in Northamptonshire, England, following reports of nine lambs...

July 17, 2019

Video: Culprits caught on camera trying to butcher sheep

Video: Culprits caught on camera trying to butcher sheep

Three men were caught on camera attempting to catch and butcher sheep in a field in the UK earlier this...

July 9, 2019

Operation Bo Peep: Scottish sheep farmers unleash new weapon against rustlers

Operation Bo Peep: Scottish sheep farmers unleash new weapon against rustlers

Dubbed ‘Operation Bo Peep’, Scottish farmers now have a new secret weapon against sheep theft. It’s the stuff of shepherds’...

November 12, 2018

Police appeal for information following theft of ewes

Police appeal for information following theft of ewes

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has issued an appeal for information following the theft of a number of...

April 17, 2018

Hundreds of sheep suspected stolen in the ‘Mourne’ county

Hundreds of sheep suspected stolen in the ‘Mourne’ county

Hundreds of sheep are thought to have been stolen from a farm in south Co. Down. The sheep went missing...

November 20, 2017