R.v. Bernier, 2006 NBQB 36 (CanLII)

Mr. Bernier and three accomplices broke into a hog house together, with the intent of stealing two sows for their own personal consumption. Mr. Bernier shot and killed the two sows with a rifle. The sows’ necks were cut, and the sows were dragged outside the hog house and placed in the trailer. The accused plead guilty.