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More time to bury dead livestock

The relaxation of laws that prevent farmers burying their livestock on their land is to be extended for a further week. Farmers called for the change to help them deal with the deaths of hundreds of animals following heavy snow.

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Farm animal burial laws 'relaxed'

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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