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Dogs (Sheep Killing)

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many sheep were killed by dogs in Wales during 1976; and what were the corresponding figures for the last 10 years.

The latest available information on this is as follows:

SHEEP KILLED BY DOGS IN WALES—NUMBERS NOTIFIED 1966–75
YearNo.
19661,804
19672,008
19681,642
19691,698
19702,130
19711,561
19721,409
19731,706
1974 Figure not available owing to Local Government reorganization
19751,743
Source: Police returns to local authorities.