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Pott Row farmer accused of animal welfare offences

Court news from the Lynn News, lynnnews.co.uk, @lynnnewscitizen on Twitter

Court news from the Lynn News, lynnnews.co.uk, @lynnnewscitizen on Twitter

A farmer has gone on trial accused of a string of animal welfare offences.

The case of Leonard Fulcher, 61, of Cliff-En-Howe Road, Pott Row, opened at Lynn magistrates court on Monday and is expected to finish today, Friday, July 11.

Fulcher has denied four charges of breaching the duties of a person responsible for animals, to ensure their welfare and two counts of causing unnecessary suffering.

He has also pleaded not guilty to two counts of breaching farmed animal welfare rules and a single charge of failing to identify a supplier of feed.

All of the alleged offences are said to have been committed in October and November 2012 and relate to pigs kept on his farm in Pott Row.

 

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