One lapse adds to danger stats!
Loading a bull was a job John Birdsey had done "a thousand times' at his Gippsland farm, so hadn't expected trouble. He spent two weeks in hospital with spine and rib injuries and has had to quit farming....
By Alex Sampson
Artical from Weekly Times
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T & A Wells, Sisters Creek, TAS
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Farmer, New Norfolk, TAS
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L Whiting, Forset, TAS
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Sheep Farmer, Southern Tasmania