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Serious mortality among sheep

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Thursday 26 January 1899, The Argus (Melbourne)

A serious mortality among stock in the Narrabri district has been revealed in a statement made by Mr. John Lehane, who removed 2,600 sheep from his holding in Walcha to other country, and in a few days lost 1,000 of their number. Subsequently he placed 4,134 sheep in scrub country west of Narrabri, and upon mustering found only 2,500 alive.

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June 24, 2010 at 6:03 am

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