An investigation is underway after a reported case of livestock neglect in Fillmore County. The Nebraska State Patrol says investigators served a search warrant at a property at 1817 Road C near Exeter.
On that the property, investigators discovered more than 200 dead cattle and 1 dead horse. More than 200 additional cattle were found to be in questionable to poor condition. Those animals were removed from the property and placed at a nearby ranch to be monitored and receive care.
The Nebraska Brand Committee is investigating additional reports of theft of livestock and violations of the Nebraska Livestock Brand Act. The investigation is ongoing.