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Dairy cows worth more slaughtered for meat says farmer

Neil Mitchell
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Dairy farmers say the crisis confronting their industry is so dire their best milk producing cows, are now worth more slaughtered and sold for meat.

The Prime Minister’s promising to sit down with the directors of Murray Goulburn after farmers were dealt a new farmgate price which is well below the cost of production

Neil Mitchell spoke with dairy farmer, Jessica from Portland.

She says the harsh reality is that farmers will be sending their animals to slaughter.

‘There’s going to be a lot of good quality, well bred and loved dairy cows that are going to end up as meat animals.’

‘Just purley because there’s no other way.’ – She told 3AW Mornings. 

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