Dairy farmers protest

Hundreds of the region's dairy farmers are protesting in London over processors' decision to lower the price they buy their milk at.

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"Farmers now making a loss on milk"

Dairy Co says that the cost of milk in November 2011 was 29p per litre, the price needed for farmers to break even.

The new price cuts will bring the average price to 25p per litre, meaning a loss of more than £37,000 per farmer and forcing many to operate below cost price.

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