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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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Farmer appeals to Welsh Govt to relax burial rules

A farmer has appealed to the Welsh Government to relax rules so that they can bury their dead livestock. Gareth Wyn Jones says around 300 lambs have been lost in his valley near Llanfairfechan alone.

He has told ITV Cymru Wales' Rob Shelley that it is a 'desperate situation.'

Natural Resources Minister Alun Davies is expected to make an announcement later this afternoon.

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