Yass police are investigating the theft of $56,000 worth of stock from a Blakney Creek property during the past three months.
Police said 400 Merino ewes aged between 18 months old to six or seven-years-old went missing or were stolen sometime between February 2 and May 3, from a property on North Blakney Creek Road.
The sheep were joined and drenched in early February. They were again brought in for crutching and drenching in May. At this point a count revealed 400 head were missing. They are valued between $100 and $160, with a total value of $56,000.
At the time of joining in February 2012 the total number of sheep on the property was 13300.
Anyone with information regarding suspicious people or behaviour in this area is requested to contact local police or Crime Stoppers with information.
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