Sussex pensioner banned from keeping geese after failing to take care of his flock
A 75 year old Lewes man has been banned from keeping poultry and domestic fowl for five years according to a court document.
Roger Bailey, of New Road, pleaded guilty to failing to take steps to meet the need of a flock of 20 geese by not ensuring they had a suitable environment in which to live.
The ban was made by Hastings Magistrates Court under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. He was ordered to pay £300 costs.
See also: Invasion of toxic caterpillars in Sussex can cause painful rash
See also: Dog walkers wanred of danger of adder bites