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Farmer appeals to dog owners after vicious sheep kill

Independent IE

A sheep farming family, based in the Ferrycarrig area, is appealing to people to keep an eye on their dogs after a vicious attack which saw three of their sheep killed and nine injured, the Wexford People reports.

Wilfred and Ann Jones had a flock of almost 70 sheep grazing on land in Alma, in Park. All but one of the sheep was in lamb, with the majority due to give birth within the next month.

Wilfred and Ann Jones had a flock of almost 70 sheep grazing on land in Alma, in Park. All but one of the sheep was in lamb, with the majority due to give birth within the next month. Dog attacks on sheep are usually more prevalent during lambing season but the Jones’ were shocked to discover the devastating scene on their land on Friday morning.

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