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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: , , ,

ANIMALS AUSTRALIA GROUP ACTIVE IN THE CAUSE OF ANIMAL WELFARE

ABC LANDLINE ARTICLE ABOUT ANIMALS AUSTRALIA PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Farm lobby groups certainly think they had a big win recently when they pressured Coles and Animals Australia into dropping an in-store shopping bag promotion on animal welfare. But it might be a case of “Be careful what you wish for”, since Animals Australia have now […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: Alpaca, ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, Birds, Cattle, Crocodiles, Dogs, Domestic animals, Fish, Goats, Horses, Kangaroos, Milking cows, Pigs, Platypus, Poultry, Rodents, Sheep, Turtles, Wild animals Tags: , , , , ,

SUPERMARKET LOAF OF BREAD CONTAINED A LIVE RAT

Live rat found in bread loaf August 4, 2011 – 2:00PM It’s enough to make any bread-lover’s stomach churn with disgust. While unpacking the groceries with a friend on Sunday, a Townsville woman noticed a suspicious looking hole in a loaf of Helga’s bread she had bought. “I said to my friend: ‘This bread’s got […]

August 4th, 2011
Topic: FOOD DRINK, Rodents, STORES SHOPS Tags: , , , , ,