24-01-2013 08:01 AM | Australia

Rain welcome but cattle still dying on burnt out properties

Soaking rain has been a welcome lifeline to cattlemen in North Queensland, but the news is not all rosy.

In a cruel irony, cattle weakened by prolonged starvation are now succumbing to wet and cold conditions in the Etheridge Shire, 400 kilometres west of Cairns.
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