Sheep deaths prompt investigation into Middle East bound voyage

THE WESTERN Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has been instructed by the state Agriculture and Food Minister, Alannah MacTiernan, to investigate a live export voyage in which 2,400 sheep are reported to have died.

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Figures recently published by the federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources show a higher than average mortality rate of 3.