Up to 500,000 drought-stressed cattle killed in Queensland floods

After years of drought graziers were elated when the rain came. Now floods have created a humanitarian crisis

In north-west Queensland it hadn’t rained, any decent rain, for more than five years.

When the downpour finally came last week, graziers were elated. Now it’s feared up to 500,000 cattle, mostly from severely drought-stressed herds, have been killed in widespread flood waters.

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Source: The Guardian
Up to 500,000 drought-stressed cattle killed in Queensland floods