Two lorry drivers have been arrested in Kent after their vehicle carrying four tiers of more than 500 live sheep was declared unfit to cross the Channel.
The lorry, which was found to have faults, was stopped at the Port of Ramsgate and the animals were moved to a temporary holding pen.
Two sheep, one with a broken leg, were put down. Another 41 severely lame sheep will be shot, the RSPCA said.
Two drowned after the sheep were loaded into an area where the floor collapsed…