Farmer ruing roos

The dry weather in western NSW is causing some farmers to sell some of their livestock due to the pressure on native vegetation ... and an influx of kangaroos.

The dry weather in western NSW is causing some farmers to sell some of their livestock due to the pressure on native vegetation ... and an influx of kangaroos.

LIVESTOCK producer Angus Whyte says he is considering selling most of his cattle due to the dry weather conditions and a large influx of kangaroos on his property.

Mr Whyte said the number of kangaroos on his property, Wyndham Station, 90 kilometres north of Wentworth in NSW, appears to be outnumbering his livestock, which also includes sheep.

“There are probably almost as many kangaroos, as livestock on our property, maybe even more,” he said.

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