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NSW farmers desperately seeking feed from all over Australia as the drought deepens

Many farmers in Australia are desperately searching for feed to keep precious livestock alive as the drought deepens.

Paddocks are bare in New South Wales, parts of Queensland and South Australia.

Livestock producers and dairy farmers all need supplies but the impact of the short supply and demand are forcing prices up.

Sally Downie in Forbes, New South Wales, is one who is paying a high price.

"Way too much, about $350/tonne for grain," she said.

 

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(ABC NEWS – 25/07/18)