John Williams – Scab in Sheep 1876

29th January 1876 – Scab in Sheep 

John Williams of Goytre, was charged of keeping sheep infected with scab, in a field insufficiently fenced.

Supt. M’Intosh said he had warned defendant that there was danger of the sheep straying about the country and spreading the disease, on account of his fences being in a bad state;

The sheep belonged to Charles Jones but defendant, on whose land they were was responsible.

Defendant denied all knowledge of the sheep being infected.


Fined 20s


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