Poultry farmer robbed of 3000 eggs

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Farmers are already under threat from the Gaston Browne Administration, with farm lands being turned into housingdevelopments, while they are still contending with praedial larceny.

A Herbert’s farmer has lost a number of items that will affect his chicken farm and egg production.

Reportedly the man’s farm is located in Sandersons, where some unknown person stole a quantity of implements, including a pick, a fork, a shovel, a wheelbarrow, and 125 egg cases.

The intruder also made off with a 60-lb bag of dog food, a 5-lb bag of cat food, one egg crate, and 3,000 eggs from the farm.

This matter has been reported to the All Saints Police Station and investigations into the theft have commenced.

The offence is said to have occurred sometime between 2:30 p.m. on February 7 and 9:30 a.m. on February 8.

Allegations are that the intruder made his way into the storeroom, cleaning room, and fowl pen, where the items were being kept, andstole them.

A search was carried out in the surrounding areas for the stolen items but without success.

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