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  •   Home > News > Rural

    Millions of dollars have been handed out to farmers in the fight to eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis

    Millions of dollars have been handed out to farmers in the fight to eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis


    Ministry for Primary Industries figures show 73.4 million has been handed out in compensation, with claims averaging about 26 days to be completed.

    More than a hundred-thousand cattle have been killed and hundreds of farms on and off surveillance lists since the disease was discovered here in July 2017.

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