Police seize 104 horses

in News · 10-11-2019 16:00:00 · 0 Comments

Beja Territorial Command, through the Aljustrel Environmental Protection Centre, have seized 104 horses during an inspection of two livestock farms in the municipalities of Aljustrel and Ferreira do Alentejo.

The action, carried out following a complaint through the SOS Ambiente e Território line, allowed the inspection of 115 horses, of which 104 were apprehended for lack of identification and health conditions. Following the inspection, an infringement for lack of registration of livestock exploitation was also detected and the notices of misdemeanour for lack of identification of equines and animal welfare were lifted, punishable by fines of up to €3,750.

This action was carried out in conjunction with members of the Alentejo General Directorate of Food and Veterinary, the Alentejo Regional Directorate of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Aljustrel and Ferreira do Alentejo Municipal Veterinary Doctors.


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