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Cattle seized in livestock cruelty case

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The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) is committed to ensuring that livestock owners take responsibility for the proper care of their animals.In accordance with that position, the BCSO Livestock Unit executed a search warrant at a property north of Elgin at approximately 9 a.m. on December 21. At that time, 41 head of cattle that were severely undernourished were seized.The owner had been previously notified and given several opportunities to better care for the animals. He was warned that if he did not, the cattle would be subject to seizure and he would be subject to criminal charges being filed ...

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