Judge fines farmer caught failing to dispose of animal carcasses properly
A farmer has been fined for flouting regulations and laws aimed at protecting the health of humans and animals after bones were found scattered around his farm.
It was estimated some were a matter of weeks old and others had been there for some time, Mold Crown Court was told.
Lifelong farmer John Dewi Floyd, 54, of Foel Las Farm, Eryrys, near Mold, was a good stockman who took great care over the welfare of his animals, the court heard.
But following his father’s illness he had sole responsibility for running the farm and accepted he needed help.
While the farm had not been making a... read more
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