Central west sheep and goat producers lose stock in rain event

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 11 2022 - 8:08am, first published 8:00am
Some of Melinda Davies and Cameron Steadman's white Dorper stud ewes that succumbed to stress and exhaustion on the property west of Longreach. Pictures: Melinda Davies.

Stock losses in central west Queensland resulting from the Anzac weekend rainfall event have been estimated as being up to 10 per cent of flocks in places but generally below 5 per cent.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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