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Appeal for information over sheep worrying in Kildress

A foxhound type dog, similar to that pictured, brown in colour, is believed to be involved in the recent sheep worrying attacks in the Kildress area.

Following a recent spate of serious sheep worrying in the Kildress area, Mid Ulster District Council’s Environmental Health service are appealing for information regarding a foxhound type dog, brown in colour believed to be involved in the attacks.

In recent incidents large numbers of sheep have been killed or injured as a result of attacks on the Drum Road, Flo Road, and Tulnacross Road areas of Kildress. A number of sheep have had to be put down due to the severe nature of their injuries.

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If you have any information that may assist Council in identifying the dog involved in these incidents, please contact Environmental Health (Cookstown office) on 03000 132 132 or via www.midulstercouncil.org/Contact-Us .

Mid Ulster District Council would like to remind dog owners to continue to act responsibly and ensure their dog is under control at all times and securely housed at night.

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