Deer slaughtered at Adelaide Hills farm near Birdwood

Two buck deer were slaughtered and had their heads removed at a farm near Birdwood over the weekend.

Police are investigating the unlawful slaughter, which occurred some time between Friday night, May 12, and the early hours of Saturday morning, May 13.

Anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the Cromer region or has information about who may be responsible for this crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at