More than 30 wild animals were trapped in wire snares before either being left to rot, chopped up and the meat hung to dry on farm Okapekaha, which belongs to Adrian Lang, near Omaruru last week.
The meat alone (that was used) was worth over N$70 000, but if the animals were spared for trophy hunting instead, the calculated loss would then be more than N$150 000.
"It's been going on like this for 25 years. I have lost millions of dollars. We have tried everything but nothing helps," he told The Namibian on Sunday.
Lang said he has had enough experience with poachers and that in fact, on 28 October, he will be appealing the sentence passed in April by the Swakopmund Magistrate's court which sent him to prison for killing a suspected poacher on his property.
He spent three months in jail before he was released on N$40 000 bail pending the hearing of an appeal in the High Court.
A few months after his release, a neighbour who flew over Lang's farm, informed him of an 'abattoir' on the property. GPS coordinates were taken and wildlife officers of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism set out to have a closer look at the damage.
"The poachers found an excluded spot where no one comes. It's on a game track between the waterholes and there is grass," Lang explained. More....