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Mild weather cuts winter feed costs for some ranchers, says Alberta SPCA

January 11, 2024
By Susan Zielinski | Red Deer Advocate

Mild winter temperatures has reduced the amount of feed that herds require, however, farmers who faced severe drought this year have been hit with the cost of buying and shipping feed.

Doug Sawyer, Alberta SPCA president and board chair, said Central Alberta ended up with a strong growing season but for those who didn’t, the SPCA will help secure feed for farmers to buy, or whatever they need. | READ MORE

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