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Partner arrested over Walcha farmer Mathew Dunbar’s death near Tamworth NSW AUSTRALIA

The partner of a Walcha grazier found dead inside his homestead three months ago has been arrested. Natasha Crossman was taken into custody on Saturday morning before being driven to Tamworth police station. Walcha sheep grazier Mathew Dunbar with partner Natasha Crossman, who has been arrested over his death. Photo: Supplied A police spokeswoman said the […]

November 18th, 2017
Topic: CRIMINALS TERRORISM, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, FAMILY FRIENDS SOCIAL, INVESTIGATIONS, LAW POLICE CRIME, LOVE ROMANCE, Nsw, PEOPLE, POISONS TOXINS BAITS, PRISONS JAILS, Sheep, WEALTHY PEOPLE, WOMEN, WOOL Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Brazil-based meat and poultry company JBS has shut down seven plants in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Su

Brazil-based meat and poultry company JBS has shut down seven plants in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul as a result of a court-ordered asset freeze. The action is related to a tax matter in the state. The company, in a statement emailed to Reuters, stated that the plants will remain closed until […]

October 19th, 2017
Topic: Pigs, Poultry, SLAUGHTER BUTCHER Tags: , , , ,

Mice strike farms: ‘We’re not quite getting on top of the problem.’

Farmers in southern Australia are counting the cost of mouse control and damage this season, with baiting costs soaring up to $100,000 on one property and some farmers forced to resow crops three times. Some farmers have been forced to bait repeatedly in a bid to protect their crops, while crops in some paddocks have […]

October 1st, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, Canola, Canola, FARMING, PASTURES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, Rodents, South Australia Tags: , , ,

Australian steak wins world best title for second year running

The next time you order a steak, try asking for a rib-eye from an F2 crossbred Wagyu, fed on grain for 450 days, slaughtered at 30 months with a marbling score of 8, from Jack’s Creek. If you do manage to get that mouthful on your plate, you’ll be eating the best steak in the world (and […]

September 26th, 2016
Topic: AWARDS PRIZES THE BEST, Cattle, MEAT, PEOPLE, Uncategorized, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

EGG FARM SLAVE CAMP ORGANISER GETS 15 YEARS JAIL

Two men were given prison sentences while a third defendant had his sentencing delayed for their involvement in a forced labor case that victimized people who worked at a Trillium Farms egg farm. The court action stems from a 2014 case in which federal agents raided a run-down trailer park near Marion, Ohio. Ten people […]

July 11th, 2016
Topic: Chickens, LAW POLICE CRIME, POULTRY HENS EGGS Tags: , ,

Free-range egg shortage in Australia set to last two months or more Videos & pics here.

Australia is set to suffer through an egg shortage for the next two months, as producers scramble to meet new free-range laws, with Melbourne and Sydney the worst-hit cities. Supermarket shelves along the east coast that would usually stock eggs are bare, with many carrying large apology notices. Australian egg consumption is up 3-4 per […]

June 8th, 2016
Topic: Birds, POULTRY HENS EGGS, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , ,

Bender family says 1000 pigs died from pollution caused by Linc Energy

The family of George Bender have blamed the deaths of 1000 pigs on pollution caused by Linc Energy’s underground coal gasification project at Chinchilla. The Bender family’s submission to the Senate inquiry into CSG regulation showed graphic images of animals affected at their piggery, which was run by George Bender up until his suicide last […]

April 11th, 2016
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, ENERGY PRODUCTION, FARM PROPERTIES, INJUSTICES, MINING OIL GAS, Pigs, POLLUTION, Queensland, STRANGE WIERD ODD, SUICIDES, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , ,

Monster of the deep and rainbow opal hits museum

Visitors to South Australia from 25 September will have the chance to go back in time 100 million years to a time when dinosaurs roamed Australia, the southern desert was a huge inland sea populated by huge Mesozoic monsters and some of the world’s most wondrous gemstones began being formed. Opals, a multimillion dollar exhibition […]

December 19th, 2015
Topic: GEMSTONES, MUSEUMS, Prehistoric, South Australia Tags: , , , , ,

WILD DOGS & DINGO PROBLEM IN AUSTRALIA-VIDEO REPORTS

  Keeping the wild dogs at bay Brendan Cullen lives on the frontline trying to stop wild dogs heading east from South Australia into NSW across the dingo fence. Cullen talks of how the dogs massacre sheep and native animals and how, despite that, killing these beautiful killers is hard to do. Wild dogs are […]

October 17th, 2015
Topic: Dogs, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , ,

Farm life nothing to sneeze at as children escape allergy sniffle

Scientists have uncovered why children who live on farms are protected from allergies. Photo: James Alcock Children who grow up on farms have fewer allergies than city youngsters and scientists think they know why. Researchers have shown that mice exposed to dust-laden farm air are protected against allergic reactions to dust mites, the most common cause of allergies in people. Scientists […]

September 6th, 2015
Topic: ALLERGIES, ANIMALS & STOCK, CHILDREN Tags: , , ,