Dan­gers of stolen goat

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THIEVES who stole 11 goats could be poi­soned if they eat them, their owner has warned.

The fe­male goats had been treated with chem­i­cals to kill skin par­a­sites be­fore they van­ished from a field.

Owner Lucy Ostin, 47, said: “I’m ex­tremely up­set about los­ing them, but I’m wor­ried they could end up in the food chain.”

Mrs Ostin, of Lyng, Nor­folk, said any­one eat­ing the goats could suf­fer swollen l ymph nodes, headaches and nau­sea.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

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