Gardai are investigating the incident which occurred at Heywood Road Clonmel on Wednesday
Gardai state that there has been significant progress into the investigation of animal cruelty which occurred yesterday at the Heywood Road Clonmel.
"We would like to thank the public with the information that has been provided to date in support of the investigation. We are working closely with the Department of Agriculture and Tipperary County Council who are supporting An Garda Siochana with our investigation.
"Again we are appealing to the public, if you witnessed the incident either before or after it took place, please contact Clonmel Garda Station at 052 6177640 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.