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Kiwis question cow numbers and need for more farms

Wednesday 9 May 18 10:00am

 

ROUGHLY HALF of the country thinks New Zealand has too many cows and nearly as many want a moratorium on new dairy conversions, a poll suggests.

Fifty-two per cent of respondents said cattle numbers had exceeded the ability for water quality to cope with, and just 16 per cent of those surveyed said that cow numbers could continue to grow.

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