Strathmore RCMP and Southern Alberta Livestock Investigations Unit investigate theft of cattle

Wheatland County, Alberta – RCMP is seeking assistance with identifying the person(s) responsible for a cattle theft in Wheatland County. On Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning of this week, six longhorn cattle were removed from a pasture, located near Highway 564 and Range Road 262. It is believed the cattle were loaded and hauled from the location using a truck and trailer.

The cattle are described as a mix of red/black steers and heifers weighing approximately 600 pounds each. The animals had purple management tags as can be seen in the attached photographs and they were not branded.

Anyone with information as to who is responsible for this theft, please contact RCMP Livestock Investigations at 403-701-1462. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Strathmore RCMP

Southern Alberta Livestock Investigations Unit

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