Warning to farm owners over animal thefts in Horsham district

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Farmers have been warned to be on their guard following a number of animal thefts in the Horsham district this month.

Three Boer goats have gone missing from West Chiltington this week and are presumed to be stolen.

A 16-week-old male goat went missing from the stock proof field, before two females went missing the following night.

The offence was reported on Tuesday June 16.

Nine lambs valued at £720 were stolen from a field in Bines Road, Partridge Green on Tuesday June 9.

It is suspected that the animals are being stolen for meat.

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