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Archive for July, 2018

The road law most rural community drivers should know, but don’t

A MOUNT Marshall woman is asking country drivers to take heed of an important road rule that is most relevant in rural areas, yet many don’t know exist. The Department of Transport and Main Roads has issued a public warning to drivers that come in contact with agitated horses.[Maybe agitated bicycle riders as well] ‘If […]

July 23rd, 2018
Topic: Horses, ROAD RULES Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Silence of the lambs: NSW farmer to shoot starving flock because he can’t afford to feed them

FARMER Les Jones will this month shoot all 1200 of his starving sheep and bury them in a mass grave on his barren farm in northwestern NSW. The sheep are living skeletons, so emaciated the Jones family can’t even use them to feed themselves “unless we ate soup every day”. Cattle & Sheep are so […]

July 22nd, 2018
Topic: ARTICLES STORIES, DROUGHTS FLOODS, FARM PROPERTIES, FARMING, FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, GRASSES LEGUMES, HELP ASSISTANCE, MORTGAGES, NATIONAL DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS, Nsw, PASTURES, PEOPLE, POVERTY, PROPERTIES, REPOSSESSIONS, SHARE STORIES, Sheep, STOCK FEED, WANTED TO SELL, WOOL Tags: , , , ,