Farmer and veterinarian is to be punished for the neglect of the etched pigs

Operator was acquitted, but two others got suspended sentences in a case on the neglect of several hundred pigs. While a 30-year-old svinepasser and the opera

Farmer and veterinarian is to be punished for the neglect of the etched pigs

Operator was acquitted, but two others got suspended sentences in a case on the neglect of several hundred pigs.

While a 30-year-old svinepasser and the operator can breathe a sigh of relief with an acquittal, has a farmer and a veterinarian in the north of Jutland, scored a spot on their criminal record.

The two men at 61 years and 67 years, have both been given suspended sentences for their role in the neglect of several hundred pigs.

It has the Court in Hjørring definitely Friday.

the Case of pigs with scar tissue, open wounds, dermatitis and burns goes back to 2016.

the Damage to the pigs from a herd in Brønderslev in north Jutland was discovered, partly because the pigs were driven to the slaughter, partly in connection with an inspection on the farm. The number of pigs with skin damage was at least 270.

a total Of 1100 pigs were thus, according to the indictment dealt with in a grossly negligent manner, after the barns on the crew in Brønderslev in august 2016, had been cleaned with a corrosive substance called hydrated lime.

It is a used means of disinfection in agriculture, but because it is corrosive, it must be rinsed away after use.

On the crew in Brønderslev secured one, however, that the substance was washed away. So when 1000 piglets were deployed for fattening in barns, got a part of them to the corrosive agent on the itself.

The now 61-year-old besætningsejer is judged to have treated the pigs in a grossly negligent manner. He has been sentenced to a conditional sentence of 60 days in jail and 80 hours of community service.

in Addition, he has obtained a suspension of the right to own, use, care for, slaughter, or in the whole garden, with the livestock to do.

It means that he still must have to do with animals, unless he within three years once again convicted of neglect.

the Vet, who was a regular member of the crew, has been sentenced to 40 days imprisonment. He was accused of not having shown diligence and conscientiousness in his work.

Among other things, because he in the autumn of 2016 is not continuously evaluated the situation in the svinebesætningen in Brønderslev and did not give adequate treatment to animals with damage from corrosion.

in Addition, he was indicted for aiding and coarser reckless treatment of the pigs - partly with the character of ill-treatment.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 06 December 2019, 22:00

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