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As attacks on sheep by dogs are on the rise, farmers make a fresh appeal to walkers to control their animals. Anna Hill hears how one attack devastated a farmers' pedigree flock. The National Sheep Association tells Farming Today over 100 incidents have now been reported on its helpline.
And a farmer explains why proposed changes to the Common Agricultural Policy is resulting in him digging up 100 acres of his permanent pasture. David Thompson believes many more farmers will follow his lead as they pre-empt the future policy protecting grassland.
Producer: Clare Freeman.
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