Drought forces Monaro mutton sell-off

CJ
Updated December 31 2015 - 10:03am, first published April 3 2014 - 4:00am
Oliver Cay, “Pineleigh”, Bungarby between Bombala and Dalgety, feeds his Merino lambs.
Oliver Cay, “Pineleigh”, Bungarby between Bombala and Dalgety, feeds his Merino lambs.

SELLING 6000 sheep in six weeks is not an easy decision to make, but for Monaro woolgrower Oliver Cay it is a wise one, given feed is fast running out and mutton prices are above 300 cents a kilogram.

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CJ

National sheep and wool writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media.

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