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Cheshire farmer jailed for animal cruelty

A farmer from Chester has been jailed for animal cruelty. James Stratton has been sentenced to12 months and banned from owning, keeping or dealing in animals for 10 years. He was also ordered to pay £20,000 in costs.

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Farmer jailed for mistreating animals

Animal welfare officers found 30 rotting cattle carcases at James Stratton's rented farm Credit: GTV

A farmer from Chester has been jailed for animal cruelty. James Stratton has been sentenced to 12 months and banned from owning, keeping or dealing in animals for 10 years. He was also ordered to pay £20,000 in costs.

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