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Livestock escape fields and building every day, leading, in some cases, to damage to property and people. But where do farmers stand legally? Solictor Andrea Nicholls from Greene and Greene answers some key questions about who is responsible, according to the law, when livestock escape from fields. She also discusses which animals are classified as “dangerous” and what farmers’ responsibilities are in terms of keeping the public safe from them. Q. My stock have escaped and damaged my neighbour’s property. What […]