Farms.com's Top 10 Prairie Stories in February

10) Manitoba ranchers want livestock theft protection

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Manitoba cattle producers want a public protective service available for livestock crimes.
That’s one of the resolutions members of Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) debated and passed during its annual general meeting on Feb. 8 and 9.

Manitoba is the only province in Western Canada without a Livestock Investigations Unit and a dedicated RCMP officer to investigate livestock theft and fraud.

Without those safeguards in place in Manitoba, criminals are finding ways to commit livestock related crimes.

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