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Farmers in the West are facing a battle after the recent rain and prolonged cold, with some struggling to keep their newborns alive. The cost of feeding them has also risen.
The long spell of rain and freezing weather has brought a lot of problems for farmers in the region.
The Chairman of Devon NFU warns some livestock farmers could go out of business because grass isn't growing and feed prices have rocketed.