Australia’s drought-hit farms like lambs to the slaughter

Cattle eat grain and hay that was dropped into a drought-effected paddock by farmer Tom Wollaston on a property located west of the town of Tamworth in north-western New South Wales in Australia, June 2, 2018. Picture taken June 2, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Danny Stork, a livestock farmer in Glen Oak, 180 km (110 miles)north of Sydney, has 20 bales of hay left for his 100 head of cattle. He is now feeding them light rations in the hope the winter drought breaks. If it doesn’t – and weather forecasts suggest it won’t – he […]

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