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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: , , , ,

ANZ moratorium on farm foreclosures in drought-hit regions of Queensland and NSW is welcomed by farmers but other banks have not made any moves to do the same.

The ANZ Bank will soon introduce a 12-month moratorium on forced farm sales in areas of crippling drought throughout Queensland and New South Wales. But the National Australia and Commonwealth Banks have fallen short of matching ANZ’s pledge. There’s still concern that banks haven’t done enough to help farmers in drought. Northern Gulf Graziers Group […]

December 14th, 2014
Topic: BANKS CREDIT UNIONS, DROUGHTS FLOODS, MORTGAGES, REPOSSESSIONS Tags: , , , , , , ,