Thieves make off with pig medicine after Lincoln farm burglary

Lincolnshire Police have issued a warning after a quantity of animal medicine was stolen from a pig breeding unit near Lincoln.

The medication, which is not fit to be administered to human beings, was stolen from the farm on Horncastle Lane in Dunholme.

he burglary occurred sometime between 3.15pm on Monday, March 14 and the morning of Tuesday, March 15.

Police are asking people to be on the look out for the stolen medicine that may be offered for sale.

The following medication was stolen:

  • PENSTREP – Antibiotic
  • STRESSNIL – Tranquiliser
  • OXYTOCIN – Hormone treatment
  • PLANATE – To induce labour in pigs
  • LINJET – For lameness in pigs

This medication is not fit to be administered to human beings and should anyone be offered such medication they should not to take it and instead contact police.

Anyone who is approached with the medication, or has any other information should call 101 quoting incident 27 of March 15.

Alternatively, people can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.