A horse has died and two others affected after urea was illegally dumped on Waterloo Stock Reserve near Bellata

Rural Crime Prevention Team Detectives are investigating the illegal dumping of urea on the Waterloo Stock Reserve near Bellata on the afternoon of January 7, 2018 after a horse consumed the substance and died.

Two other horses were also affected however did not die.

The dumping was in close proximity to a water hole.

The dumping of urea or grain is not permitted on stock routes as it poses a threat to stock.

Intentionally or not, you have a responsibility to ensure this does not happen.

It is also a timely reminder to vehicles and heavy vehicles to slow down around stock.

Rural Crime Investigators are also working with officers from the EPA with this investigation.

Anyone with information about the illegal dumping is asked to contact Moree Rural Crime Prevention Team on 6757 0869 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.