‘I feel very empty’: Northamptonshire farmer speaks out after more than 25 of his sheep illegally slaughtered

‘I feel very empty’: Northamptonshire farmer speaks out after more than 25 of his sheep illegally slaughtered


A farmer who lost more than 25 lambs and ewes in the latest incident of illegal sheep butchery in Northamptonshire has told of his frustration and upset.

Patrick Green, of Church Farm, Harpole, has spent his life breeding and raising sheep with his father James.

But police officers discovered at least 26 of his lambs and New Zealand Suffolk x Mule breeding ewes killed and illegally slaughtered overnight in a field off Roman Road and Sandy Lane, between Duston and Harpole, in the early hours of yesterday morning (Friday, August 30).

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Jack Duggan