DNA testing used to identify sheep stolen last year in Donegal

first_img LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Homepage BannerNews Facebook Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Twitter Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Pinterest DNA testing used to identify sheep stolen last year in Donegal Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ By News Highland – April 12, 2017 center_img Pinterest Previous articleConcern at lack of progress as Stormont talks approach Easter deadlineNext articleTourism Minister agrees to meeting to discuss funding of two Donegal ferry services News Highland Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Twitter Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project DNA testing and paint markings have been used to trace stolen sheep back to their original owners in Donegal, after they were sold at Dowra mart in Cavan.The Irish Farmers Journal is reporting that the mart knew nothing about the history of the sheep, and the farmers who bought them had acted in good faith.20 sheep were identified, 18 through DNA testing and two through marking, all of them among a total of 80 sheep stolen from West Donegal last summer. Two arrests have been made, and a file has been sent to the DPP.Irish Farmer’s Journal reporter Peter Mc Cann wrote the story, and earlier today, he spoke on the Shaun Doherty Show……………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/mccannsheepdna.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Facebook Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored WhatsApplast_img read more