Theft of sheep from Nesting area

A number of sheep and lambs have been stolen from a croft in the Nesting area, police have today warned.

One of the animals in particular is said to be a pure bred Dutch Texel, valued at over £1,100.

PC Alex Lumsden said the sheep had very recently been treated with a fluke and worm drench – a product known as Combinex, which can remain within the animal for 60 days and, if consumed, may cause stomach pains.

He asked anyone with information to contact the police immediately.


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