Farmer appeals for information as lambs savaged by dogs on Donegal island
A farmer in Donegal is appealing for information in relation to a dog attack on his sheep on an island of the Donegal coast.
Sheep farmer Paddy Boyle says the sheep were attacked around 11am on Wednesday 8 on Ballyboyle Island, which is located very close Donegal town.
Boyle says fourteen lambs are dead, five more badly wounded.
"We are appealing for information, if anyone saw anything happening on the island or a dog/dogs making its way to the island on Wednesday and want to further appeal to responsible dog owners to help us find the culprit so we can all move on from this.
"We also want to warn the farming community around the area be vigilant of further attacks on your flocks," Boyle said in an appeal to the public on Facebook.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Donegal Garda station on 074-9721021.