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Dog kills sheep on Chippenham farm

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Dog kills sheep on Chippenham farm

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Monday, 18 July 2022

Wiltshire Police

A ram and an ewe have been killed in dog attacks on a farm in Chippenham.

On the morning of 12 June, a valuable Texel ram was viciously attacked by what is believed to be a large dog.

The ram was found by the farmer with its throat and abdomen bitten and ripped.

An ear was also torn off and was not found at the scene.

During the afternoon of 28 June, an ewe was attacked and killed in another field near to were the rams were kept.

The frightened animal had been chased and herded the wrong side of an electric fence.

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