Moorland on the Somerset levels was flooded during the winter storms
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Somerset flooding prompts Cardigan farmers to send fodder

A consignment of animal fodder from farmers in Cardigan is going to Somerset to help farmers still affected by flooding feed their animals.

About 90 tonnes of donated hay and silage are heading for Sedgemoor market for distribution to farmers struggling to feed stock.

The Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) has organised the delivery, saying it was done to repay English farmers who helped snow-hit colleagues in Wales a year ago.

FUW representative Brian Thomas, a farmer from north Pembrokeshire spoke to BBC Radio Wales presenter Oliver Hides after James Winslade described how he lost all his land following the floods in the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels.

  • 24 Mar 2014
  • From the section Wales
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