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Tandragee farmer fined £2,000 after failing to notify on movement of cattle

He also admitted a charge of using an ear tag to identify an animal which had been previously used to identify another animal

A Tandragee farmer has been fined £2,000 at Armagh Magistrates’ Court.

Sam Young (47), of Clare Road, was convicted at the sitting in Newry on Monday of one charge of failure to notify the movement of six cattle onto his holding and one charge of using an ear tag to identify an animal which had been previously used to identify another animal.

Young pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 plus £15 offender levy.

The case arose following a cattle identification inspection carried out by Officers from DAERA’s Welfare and Enforcement Branch.

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