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Government to blame for dogs worrying sheep says Cavan IFA Chair

Jan 17, 2022 13:01 By News Northern Sound
Government to blame for dogs worrying sheep says Cavan IFA Chair Government to blame for dogs worrying sheep says Cavan IFA Chair
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It comes following an appeal by local gardaí about a number of reports of dogs worrying sheep.

The government is to blame for the "horrendous damage" that dogs are causing to sheep.

That's according to Cavan IFA Chair, Elizabeth Ormiston and comes following an appeal by gardaí across Cavan and Monaghan in relation to a number of reports of dogs worrying sheep.

Local gardaí have reminded the public that the stress caused by dogs can result in sheep miscarrying.

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The Cavan IFA Chair has called for dog owners keep their dogs on a lead at all times and for all dogs to be microchipped and registered on a national database.

Speaking on Northern Sound, Elizabeth Ormiston said the blame lies squarely with the government:

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