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Hard times are forcing farmers to leave dairy industry

Between eight to ten dairy farmers a week in England and Wales are being forced to leave the industry as tough economic times are making it difficult for them to stay in business.

This week, the biggest sale of dairy cows this year is taking place and organisers say it's highly unusual to have this many animals under the hammer.

Jeremy Cooke reports from Exeter.

  • 20 Apr 2011