Sent to slaughter

THE region's dairy farmers are leaving the industry in hundreds as the drought and sky-high water prices continue to take their toll.

An estimated 400 dairy farmers have left the Murray Valley region in the past year, milk production has halved to one billion litres and thousands of dairy cows have been destined for slaughter.

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