ITV News has learnt that laws preventing the burial of dead animals on farms are to be 'relaxed' for the next seven days.
Farmers have been calling for the change to help them deal with the deaths of hundreds of lambs and ponies following heavy snow in north and mid Wales.
A formal statement from the Welsh Government is expected shortly.
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A wet and windy start to the weekend but improving during the afternoon. Drier and brighter with winds easing slightly.
The wind will pick up this evening bringing with it some misty and murky conditions.
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