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Farmer kept cows in waste-sodden stall
10:49am Friday 28th September 2012 in News
A FORDINGBRIDGE farmer must pay £3,282 after pleading guilty to a string of offences, including keeping calves in a waste-sodden stall.
At Southampton Magistrates Court he pleaded guilty to housing six calves in a stall that was soaked with mud and waste without anywhere to rest comfortably.
He was fined £1,250 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and £767.54 court costs.
Shutler also pleaded guilty to failing to enter the birth details of 27 bovine animals into a herd register within 30 days between May 7 and August 8 last year and was fined £1,250.