The animals were intercepted at Galadiman- Kogo, Allawa and Erena communities of Munya and Shiroro local governments areas of the state.
The Commissioner of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar, disclosed this in Minna on Friday.
He said the animals recovered consisted of over 300 cows and over 100 sheep.
He said they would be kept under the care of the State Ministry of Livestock.
He said while many bandits were neutralized, some security operatives also lost their lives though he declined giving the number of security men who lost their lives.
He said arrangements had been made to take care of the families of the slain security operatives.
The commissioner noted that the state government had also concluded plans to establish a committee to fashion out modalities to identify the real owners of the intercepted animals or otherwise auction them and remit the proceeds to the state treasury.
Mr Umar noted that the onslaught on bandits in the state would be sustained until the state was rid of bandits, animal rustlers, kidnapping and other criminal elements.