(NEWTOWN, CT) - The Department of Agriculture today seized nine horses that were found to be malnourished and living in unhealthy conditions. The seizure at 40 Towns End Road came after an investigation into complaints about the horses’ health and living conditions, including inadequate food, water and shelter
A herd of goats seized in an animal-cruelty case in Cornwall is being dispersed through a plan that minimizes the potential spread of contagious disease that afflicted most of the animals and allows some to be adopted for youth agricultural projects, returned to agricultural production or placed in a rescue sanctuary, Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky said today.
A study next week of how wastewater may affect oysters growing in the Mystic River and Long Island Sound will include use of a dye that will briefly turn a portion of the river reddish, and the Department of Agriculture is advising residents that the process is harmless.
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