Duo accused of killing and torturing animals at Nimbin farm

Two men have been charged with numerous offences including bestiality and torture after several chickens were found dead and a pig suffered serious injuries at a farm in Nimbin, NSW.

Police were alerted to the horrific crimes last Wednesday, after workers at a commercial permaculture farm found 10 dead chickens with broken necks and other broken bones.

A 12-year-old pig, Polly, was found with serious external and internal injuries.


A number of tools were also missing.

Police launched an investigation and attending an address at Teven Road, Teven, yesterday afternoon, arresting two men aged 20 and 22.

Both men have each charged with one count of bestiality and two counts of torture, beat and cause death of animal.

The pair have been refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today.

Police have thanked the people of Nimbin for their assistance.