Today on The Country we look into the animal welfare at Anzco Foods' Five Star Beef feedlot in Canterbury.
On with the show:
ANZCO's Foods General Manager Agriculture & Livestock defends the animal welfare at his company's Five Star Beef operation - New Zealand's only large-scale commercial feedlot – after an attack earlier in the week from the animal activist organization SAFE.
We talk to the legendary Australian radio broadcaster (2GB in Sydney), former Wallabies coach, (who mentored the last Australian side to beat the All Blacks at Eden Park in 1986), and a man who has a deep affinity with the drought-ravaged farmers, having been raised on a dairy farm in south-east Queensland.
Our Met Service forecaster says the final weekend of winter promises more early spring weather.
Jeremy Rookes and Jason Uden:
Today's panel ponders the animal welfare challenges of feed-lotting beef cattle and the winter grazing of dairy cattle.
Our political correspondent ponders spills on either side of the ditch, where Malcolm Turnbull and Simon Bridges are
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