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‘We need help’: Farmers beg government to join the mice plague fight

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The worst mouse plague in decades is sweeping across farms in NSW.

Lachlan Shire Mayor John Medcalf told Ben Fordham grocery stores are struggling to keep mice at bay.

“They’re everywhere,” he said.

“We need help.”

He’s asking for state and federal governments to subsidise poison to help farmers rid themselves of mice.

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Gilgandra Farmer Greg Younghusband told Ben “it’s ridiculous”.

“If you haven’t been through one before you wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy.”

 

 

 

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