Pears, hot cross buns liven up drought rations

Peter Warren of Talbalba is feeding his stock cotton seed, barley, pears and hot-cross buns.Peter Warren of Talbalba is feeding his stock cotton seed, barley, pears and hot-cross buns.

WHEN … IF the drought breaks, the southwest’s flocks and herds of ruminants may struggle with the monotony of their traditional vegetarian diets. In recent years, their caregivers have resorted in desperation to a variety of edibles to keep them alive.

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