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What is Livestock worrying?

Livestock worrying under UK law covers attacking or chasing livestock, including Sheep, Cows, Pigs and any other animal. Legally, a dog must be on a lead or otherwise under close control in a field or enclosure in which there are sheep. Livestock worrying has a substantial financial and emotional impact on farmers.

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