first_img Sheep rustling rampant in Donegal By News Highland – June 9, 2011 Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Previous articleYoung drivers urged not to copy what they see in Donegal RallyNext articleNo truth that Greencastle inshore fishermen turned away yachts in stormy conditions News Highland Pinterest HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter News Google+ Google+center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Facebook Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp A strategy must be developed to combat the rising problem of sheep theft.The industry is worth almost 40 million euro alone to the region of Donegal and accounted for 16% of the national flock last year.Donegal North-East Deputy, Joe McHugh has called on the Minister for Agriculture and the Minister for Justice to develop a strategy to curb the growing problem.He says that thieves are cutting tags from the sheep and inserting new registrations, and the stolen sheep are still making it onto the food market.Deputy McHugh says we should follow Scotland’s lead in deterring thieves….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/jomch.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApplast_img

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