Donegal features prominently in cattle theft stats

first_img Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Some 114 cattle have been stolen from farms across Donegal over the last 10 years. According to official Department of Agriculture records over 2,220 cattle have been stolen nationally over the same period.Using a conservative estimate of €500/head, these animals were worth €1.11m to farmers.The Department figures show that less than 4% of the cattle stolen have been recovered.Barry Cassidy, News Correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal says farmers can take a number of precautionary measures:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/cathjghjhghtlethefts.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleHomes & businesses without water in West DonegalNext articleNo timeline for reopening of extra beds on short stay ward News Highland Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Google+ By News Highland – October 3, 2019 center_img Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Donegal features prominently in cattle theft stats RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more