With the country’s 30,000 sheep farmers preparing to lamb down 2.5 million ewes over the coming three months, IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey said this is a very busy and anxious time for sheep farmers. There is clear evidence that sheep flocks are more vulnerable to dog attacks at this time of year.
10 03 2016
IFA APPEALS TO DOG OWNERS TO KEEP THEIR PETS UNDER CONTROL FOLLOWING HORRIFIC ATTACK ON SHEEP IN COUNTY CARLOWSheep
Following a horrific dog attack on sheep in County Carlow, IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey has warned dog owners to keep their pets under control at all times as marauding dogs can inflict horrendous damage on a sheep flock.