Dartmoor Commoners Council

Sheep Clearance Days 2021

Southern half of the Moor 6-20 November 2021 & Northern half of the Moor 13-27 November 2021. In accordance with the Dartmoor Commons Act 1985 & Regulation 8, ALL SHEEP are prohibited from the commons of Dartmoor during the above dates. Each prohibition period runs for 14 days & all commoners grazing sheep on Dartmoor are legally required to remove their sheep from the commons before the stated period in each section of the moor for the benefit of good animal husbandry. Commoners NOT clearing their sheep will be guilty of an offence & upon conviction may be fined.

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