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Hill farmers struggle with food bills after wet summer

30 October 2012 Last updated at 10:58 GMT

The wet summer has devastated fodder crops leaving hill farmers with huge bills to buy extra animal feed.

An Oxfam report claims some upland farmers are going hungry so they can ensure they have enough money to feed their livestock, with food parcels being given to some farmers.

Peter Marshall from the Sunday Politics North West team reports.


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